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Football in Brief: Fulham set fair for Europa League place

Fulham are in pole position to gain a place in Europe next season through Uefa's Respect Fair Play ranking. Uefa announced that three countries have earned the fair play spots in the Europa League next season – Norway, England and Sweden.

Mark Hughes' side look the most likely beneficiaries for the English berth as they are in second spot in the Premier League's fair play table behind Chelsea, who have already qualified for the Champions League.