Birmingham City escape further points deduction as EFL charge is dismissed
9 March 2020
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.
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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