Derby could face sanctions following independent review over sale of Pride Park 

5 September 2019

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Photo: Getty Images Derby owner and chairman Mel Morris bought Pride Park Stadium to help the club to avoid breaching FFP-rules.

Derby County could face sanctions over the sale of Pride Park, writes the Times.

The Football League has ordered an independent valuation of Pride Park Stadium. 

Derby aren't the only club under increased scrutiny. 

Christian Fomsgaard Jensen cfj@offthepitch.com

Derby County are among a number of clubs who have sold their stadium and then leased it back through a sister company to make themselves financially compliant with the rules of Profitability and Sustainability (P&S) - a manoeuvre which has been criticised and described as a loophole by rivals. 

However, the Rams could face sanctions for a possible breach of the regulations, as the Football League has ordered an independent valuation of Pride Park Stadium, writes the Times

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