Birmingham City escape further points deduction as EFL charge is dismissed

9 March 2020

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Photo: PA Images The decision remains subject to appeal and the EFL said it "will consider the judgment in full before making any further comment."

The club were charged with failing to adhere to elements of a business plan imposed upon them following a breach of the EFL's Profitability and Sustainability rules.

Birmingham received a nine-point deduction last season for losses of almost £50 million over a three-year period.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Birmingham City have escaped another points deduction after an independent disciplinary commission dismissed a charge brought on by the EFL for failing to adhere to elements of a business plan imposed upon the club following a breach of the league's Profitability and Sustainability (P&S) rules.

Last season, the club received a nine-point deduction for incurring losses of approximately £48.8 million over the three-year period leading up to 2018, significantly more than the £39 million allowed under the EFL's regulations.

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