Championship clubs fear Aston Villa will avoid FFP punishments after their promotion

31 May 2019

Villa celebrates promotion
Photo: Getty Images Aston Villa secured promotion after winning 2-1 against Derby County in the Play-Off final at Wembley.

Several Championship clubs fear Aston Villa will avoid any serious FFP punishment if found guilty of breaching the rules. 

After Birmingham City’s nine-point deduction, a lack of consistency between the leagues might inspire more clubs to take the gamble. 

Christian Fomsgaard Jensen cfj@offthepitch.com

Aston Villa can look forward to Premier League football in the upcoming season after their play-off final win against Derby. Several Championship clubs, though, are concerned Villa’s promotion will see them evade punishment for breaching the rules of Profitability and Sustainability, writes the Daily Mail

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