EFL clubs call for points deductions as punishment for failure to pay wages

27 September 2019 01:56
• Demand made at meeting of clubs after Bury’s demise• Existing system regarded as toothlessFootball League clubs are insisting that teams be docked points for failing to pay their players, in the aftermath of the collapse of Bury.The demand was made during a meeting of EFL members this week and is representative of a new attitude among clubs that unscrupulous owners should face stricter sanctions than fines and transfer embargoes. At the same meeting the decision was taken not to allow Bury to return to League football next summer, despite pleas from the local community. Related: Football League rejects proposal to readmit Bury into League Two Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian