EFL clubs demands points deduction for failure to pay wages

27 September 2019

Bury
Photo: Getty Images A proposal for readmitting Bury into League Two under new ownership in the 2020/21 season, proposed by the Bury FC Rescue Board, did not have support.

The demand was made during an EFL members meeting this week, according to the Guardian, and comes after Bury were expelled from League One in August.

Bury have been denied re-entry into the league system for now.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

In a shift of attitude, Football League clubs are now demanding points deductions for failing to pay wages, according to the Guardian. 

Clubs are fed up with this. Fines and player embargoes are useless.

The demand comes after League One club Bury were expelled from the EFL in August and was made during an EFL members meeting earlier this week. 

"There's a groundswell of opinion now that the EFL must act quickly and dock points in the season for major breaches of rules, such as not paying player wages.

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