MPs say EFL should pay ‘reparations’ to expelled Bury players and staff

05 November 2019 01:23
• Parliamentary committee calls on EFL to apologise for job losses• Substantial changes needed to ‘fit and proper person’ testThe English Football League failed to enforce its own rules in the lead-up to expelling Bury in August, and the league should apologise and pay “reparations” to staff and players who lost their jobs, a parliamentary committee has concluded.Substantial changes are needed to football’s “fit and proper person” owners and directors test, and other key areas of regulation, the digital, culture, media and sport committee recommended, following an inquiry last month into the collapse and expulsion of the League One club. If the leagues and Football Association do not introduce those reforms, the committee said, the government should move to legally create independent regulation for the game. Related: Home nations far from united over GB women’s Olympic football team | Ewan Murray Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian