Discrepancy in stadium valuation behind Derby's EFL charge

17 January 2020

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Photo: Getty Images Derby's Pride Park Stadium was sold for £81 million to a separate company owned by its chairman, Mel Morris (pictured), and subsequently leased back to the club for around £40 million.

Derby's EFL charge was prompted by a £32 million discrepancy in the club's valuation of their Pride Park Stadium, according to the Times.

The club could face a points deduction.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The EFL's charge of Derby with excess losses was prompted by a £32 million discrepancy in the club's valuation of their Pride Park Stadium, according to the Times, and the Rams could now be facing a points deduction.

Derby were charged with excess losses by the EFL following a review of the club's Profitability and Sustainability (P&S) submissions for the three-year period ending 30th June 2018.

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