Championship clubs oppose 20th June restart date

2 June 2020

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Photo: PA Images QPR chief Lee Hoos has called the EFL's restart proposal "appalling", while Stoke and Charlton are also unhappy with the plans.

QPR chief Lee Hoos has called the EFL's restart proposal "appalling", while Stoke and Charlton are also unhappy with the plans.

Barnsley, concerned with the financial impact, are calling on the EFL to expand parachute payments to relegated Championship sides.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Several Championship clubs are opposing the EFL's 20th June restart plan due to a number of issues including the financial implications of playing behind closed doors and an alleged lack of consultation. 

Following extensive discussions, the EFL last week announced it had agreed to restart the Championship on 20th June with "significant support" from clubs in the second tier of returning to play as soon as possible.

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