“Kolpak, Brexit and their Effects Upon Professional Sports in the UK” – An Article by Yasin Patel

Yasin Patel investigates the effects of Brexit upon Kolpak Professionals in the UK and particularly in cricket and rugby.  He looks at how the Kolpak judgment came about and the change it brought to professional sport.

Following Brexit, the status of those Kolpak individuals has changed enormously along with that of many Professional and International teams.

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