Blackburn CEO says club are operating "around the threshold" of FFP

22 January 2020

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Photo: Getty Images Blackburn's Danny Graham reacts during a Championship match against Derby.

Speaking at a recent fans' forum meeting, Blackburn's chief executive, Steve Waggott, said the club's owners would like to invest but couldn't under the current Financial Fair Play rules.

Blackburn made a combined pre-tax loss of £19.6 million in the 2016/17 and 2017/18 seasons.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Amid growing discontent at several Championship clubs at risk of breaching the EFL's regulations, Blackburn's chief executive, Steve Waggott, has admitted that they too are operating "around the threshold" of the Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules.

Rovers "were around the threshold and very limited as to what could be done," he said at a recent fans' forum meeting, according to the Lancashire Telegraph.

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