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/ 20 days ago

Aston Villa, Chelsea may face UEFA ban due to FFP issues

Aston Villa and Chelsea could very well find it difficult to comply with UEFA's financial rules next season. The governing body's law, of course, only affects clubs that qualify for European competitions. Villa has already booked a place in at least the Europa League for the 2024/25 campaign, but they also remain in the driver's […]


/ 26 days ago

Scapegoat? Barca to make major sale to avoid FFP restrictions

Knowing how well Spain did at Euro 2020, you can see why Pedri has been among the best Barcelona midfielders. He moved from Las Palmas to Barcelona in 2020 and has been a big part of the recent Catalans' revival. But, in a way, he messed up his future by playing in two events in […]


/ 33 days ago

Leicester earns Premier League promotion as financial issues loom

Leicester City has officially earned promotion back to the Premier League after one season in the second-tier Championship. Despite shocking the sporting world by winning the Premier League title in 2016 and playing nine consecutive seasons in the division, the Foxes were relegated from the English top flight after the 2022/23 campaign. Nevertheless, Leicester will […]


/ 34 days ago

Premier League to vote on new FFP rules in huge blow to Big Six

Monday, the Premier League teams will discuss "game-changing" financial fair play, or FFP, rules that might introduce a strict pay ceiling, or "anchoring." Also, introducing squad cost limitations is a part of the league's effort to revamp its financial fair play regulations. Clubs in the Premier League have already decided to implement squad spending limitations […]


/ 45 days ago

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 […]


/ 47 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 […]


/ 60 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 […]


/ 65 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 […]


/ 68 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

/ 116 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

/ 123 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 […]


/ 136 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

/ 159 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

/ 182 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, […]


/ 193 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 […]