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Cellino bid for Leeds United blocked by Football League

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Italian businessman Massimo Cellino has been barred from taking over fallen giants Leeds United, the English Football League announced Monday. 

Leeds United's Luke Varney outpaces Manchester City's Pablo Zabaleta in an FA Cup fifth round game at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on February 17, 2013

The League said Cellino's recent conviction for a tax offence in an Italian court was a "disqualifying condition under its owners' and directors' test".

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