Purslow's big change in perspective: 5 month ago Villa director was very optimistic – yet latest account reports “significant challenge” for the club
12 March 2019
Aston Villa CEO Christian Purslow spoke about a “very strong financial base” back in October.
Club accounts published last week call to question his positive comments.
Aston Villa could face EFL disciplinary action under ‘maximum loss’ rules if they fail to win promotion to Premier League.
Aston Villa’s latest annual accounts have made clear the extent of the challenge the Birmingham giants face if they fail to gain promotion back to the Premier League in May.
Villa currently lie in ninth place, four points off the last play off place with ten league games remaining. Automatic promotion is out of reach, 19 points in the distance.