EFL checks on prospective owners to be reviewed after Bury expulsion

21 October 2019 07:34
• Acting chair Debbie Jevans says ‘we must learn lessons’• Officials give evidence to Commons select committeeThe English Football League is to examine how it can protect clubs from inadequate owners before they are allowed to take over, following the expulsion of Bury after 125 years of membership.The EFL’s acting chair, Debbie Jevans, giving evidence to the House of Commons digital, culture, media and sport committee’s inquiry into Bury’s collapse, acknowledged that Steve Dale bought Bury for £1 in December without providing the EFL in advance with proof he had the money to run the club. Related: Landmark study reveals link between football and dementia Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian