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Everton set to face 12-points deduction due to FFP violation: Rumors

Published at :November 15, 2023 at 11:52 PM
Modified at :January 14, 2024 at 1:08 AM
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Rajarshi Shukla

Everton are on an unbeaten run of four matches in all competitions

In the upcoming months, a lot could be determined about Everton’s Premier League destiny.

Next few months is when the competition’s hearing into the club’s purported violation of Financial Fair Play regulations is supposed to come to an end.

A guilty decision could result in an administrative penalty or the loss of points, but the latter could be deferred. The outcome is not going to be made public until next month.

The allegations were brought in March after the team reported losing £372 million throughout the previous three seasons—while the Premier League cap is £105 million.

Everton disputes any misconduct and is confident they will be exonerated because they say they were compensated by the competition for the Covid-19 pandemic’s effects.

But Burnley, Leeds United, and Leicester City are all preparing to file suit against the Merseyside club for monetary damages should they be proven guilty.

Since it would also have an impact on the contentious proposed sale to 777Partners, that might make the case a domino effect event.

The Toffees led by four points during the 2021–2022 season, which was one of the three-year period’s claimed infractions.

The impending establishment of the independent regulator will add another degree of political pressure, as some in the football world feel the Premier League is trying to prove to the government that it can handle its own regulation.

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