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Everton files appeal to reduce second points deduction

Everton issued an appeal against the second points deduction from just one week ago. The Premier League docked the Merseyside club two points for violations of profitability and sustainability regulations (PSR). Premier League regulations state no club can lose $134 million over three years. However, Everton's financial records showed losses of $112.5 million in the […]


/ 3 days ago

Premier League teams make decision on spending limit

The Premier League has been considering a club spending limit as a means of dealing with growing player salaries and a level playing field. It is an idea with roots in the United States. Clubs must already comply with UEFA's Financial Fair Play Regulations, which aim to guarantee their financial stability. The Premier League, on […]


/ 15 days ago

Serious trouble? Chelsea to sell captain to comply with FFP rules

As part of their plan to stabilize their Financial Fair Play status, Chelsea will be selling key players this summer. When the summer transfer window rolls around, the Blues will likely be among the most active Premier League teams. Their manager Mauricio Pochettino is in a rush to make a change, as he needs players […]


/ 21 days ago

Fight fire with fire: Forest appeal against points deduction

As expected, Nottingham Forest is going to appeal the points deduction that subtracted four points from the club's Premier League point total. The English top flight ruled that Forest violated the Profitability and Sustainability Rules in its first season back in the Premier League. According to financial analysis from the league, Forest was $44 million […]


/ 24 days ago

City and Chelsea braced for maximum fine for FFP breaches

There is a strong chance that Chelsea and Manchester City will get harsher fines than Everton and Nottingham Forest next season. Since its implementation, Financial Fair Play has been a heated subject in English football. Two teams have already faced point deductions for FFP violations in the 23/24 season. The criteria used to determine the […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 72 days ago

Erik ten Hag unhappy with Manchester United for peculiar reason

Manchester United passed up a chance to sign a center forward this month, denying Erik ten Hag a much-needed addition to his field. The Dutchman's side may be lacking in terms of a central striker after they were unable to add any players during the January transfer window. Due in large part to FFP restrictions, […]

English Football

/ 79 days ago

Premier League chief criticized for ‘small clubs’ comment

Premier League CEO Richard Masters is in hot water after referring to Everton and Nottingham Forest as 'small clubs.' The exec made the comment in front of a sports committee during a recent meeting. Both English top flight teams were recently charged with violating Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules. Committee member Damian Green initially asked […]


/ 91 days ago

Everton and Nottingham Forest charged with FFP violations

In a new development, the Premier League has charged both Everton and Nottingham Forest with FFP violations. If guilty, both clubs could face a hefty points deduction. For Everton, it'll be the second points deduction this season after being deducted 10 points for a previous FFP violation. Both clubs have two weeks to appeal against […]

Americans Abroad

/ 114 days ago

777 Partners move one step closer to buying Everton

777 Partners has cleared a massive hurdle in their attempt to purchase a majority stake in Everton. The investment firm previously agreed to buy 94% of the club from current owner Farhad Moshiri back in September. The deal, however, hit several snags in the following months. Multiple red flags quickly popped up regarding the financial […]

Business of Soccer

/ 137 days ago

Premier League sets date for Man City trial on 115 FFP charges

Manchester City has finally learned when they will officially stand trial for their record financial charges from the Premier League. Mail Sport claims that the reigning European champions are set to face an independent panel in late fall of 2024. The exact date for the trial is not yet known. According to the news outlet, […]


/ 149 days ago

Man City and Chelsea could both be relegated for FFP violations

Chelsea and Man City most likely paid very close attention to the news regarding Everton's FFP penalty on Friday. The Toffees were handed a deduction of 10 points for violating Financial Fair Play (FFP) laws. It is the harshest punishment ever for a Premier League club. As a result of the deduction, Everton now sits […]


/ 162 days ago

Barcelona receive response on appeal about FFP rule violations

After being fined $536,000 for financial misreporting, Barcelona appealed to UEFA's financial committee, and they have received a response. Just like the past years, the Catalan giants have been experiencing some turmoil off the field. The regulatory body of European soccer informed them of their FFP violation in July of this year. Not only did […]

Crystal Palace

/ 177 days ago

Premier League chairman proposes salary cap

European soccer, with its rich history and devoted fan base, shines as a pinnacle of sporting excellence. Yet, the sport's immense popularity brings about a unique set of challenges, particularly concerning financial disparities among clubs. Broadly speaking, in the world of sports, the relentless pursuit of excellence and victory is frequently accompanied by lavish spending. […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 219 days ago

Many shell companies are behind EPL shirt sponsorship deals

According to an in-depth study by the Financial Times, many gambling sponsors seen in the Premier League come from shell companies. This essentially means that these companies only truly exist on paper. Teams such as Newcastle, Watford, and Leicester City have reportedly received funds from such sponsors. The Premier League announced back in April that […]


/ 292 days ago

Barcelona to benefit from tweaks in LaLiga FFP rules

Barcelona is set to be handed a transfer boost thanks to LaLiga changing FFP rules. The Spanish top flight has tweaked its Financial Fair Play laws to allow clubs to spend more money. These alterations are effective immediately and may help clubs like Barca sign targets without fears of a financial backlash. According to a […]