Huddersfield fined £50,000 over Paddy Power shirt stunt

Huddersfield Town have been fined after admitting a Football Association charge of misconduct relating to a marketing stunt involving a company that was betting # 50,000.
The FA requested the Championship side to explain their heavily-branded Paddy Power shirt worn on July 17 in a match against Rochdale.
The strip featured a massive diagonal sash with sponsors’Paddy Power’ written it down.
Because of this, the club violated section C.2i of their FA’s Kit and Promotion regulations, which states a jersey is allowed to possess”one area not exceeding 250 square centimetres on the front of the top”.
The team have already confessed the fee and the governing body has cautioned Huddersfield over their behaviour.
An FA statement said:”Huddersfield Town FC was fined #50,000 and cautioned as to its future behavior from an independent Regulatory Commission after admitting a charge in relation to The FA’s Kit and Promotion Regulations.
“Playing kit worn from the club’s first group during a pre-season favorable against Rochdale AFC on 17 July 2019 breached FA Regulation C.2(I).”

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