Derby hit out at EFL and claim financial fair play charges are unlawful

17 January 2020 06:55
• Club says Football League agreed to stadium sale arrangements• Derby say EFL feels it made a mistake but should not take actionDerby County have strongly rejected the charges brought against the club by the English Football League relating to the £81m sale of Pride Park to their owner Mel Morris in June 2018, and accused the league of acting unlawfully in bringing the charges.In a strong statement, Derby said the EFL agreed in advance that the sale and its valuation were acceptable, and approved all other aspects of Derby’s 2018 financial submission under the Championship’s “profitability and sustainability” rules. Related: Derby charged by EFL with breaching financial rules over sale of Pride Park Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian