Two Jewish football agents – Alex Levack and Matthew Kleinman have been fined and suspended by the FA from all agency activity.
The pair – along with a third agent Ali Rahnama – have also been warned as to their future conduct afetr admitting to a breach of The FA’s Football Agent Regulations in relation to the transfer of Dale Stephens from Charlton Athletic to Brighton and Hove Albion on 30 January 2014.
Mr Levack – who currently plays in the MGBSFL for Premier Division side Faithfold A – and Mr Kleinman have both been fined £7,500 and suspendeded from all agency activity and intermediary activity for a period of 14 months. Seven months of that suspension shall be immediate (namely to 16 September 2015) and the remaining seven months shall be suspended for a period of 12 months thereafter (namely until 16 September 2016).
That suspended part of the suspension will not take effect unless, prior to 16 September 2016, either person commits an offence contrary to the agents regulations or the FIFA regulations on working with intermediaries.
Both agents wil be appealing the fine and suspension.