HC Deb 07 July 1987 vol 119 c134W
Mr. Pendry

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what support he is giving football authorities in the action at the European Court over attempts to prevent further movement of English and Welsh footballers to European clubs.

Mr. Moynihan

I understand there is no European Court action concerning this matter. I am aware, however, that the football authorities of member states met a representative of the European Commission on 29 and 30 June to discuss the free movement of professional football players within the European Community.

The outcome of this meeting is essentially for European football authorities.