EFL to review financial sustainability rules

6 September 2019

Photo: Getty Images Changes approved by the EFL and the clubs - at the EFL's 2020 AGM - would come into immediate effect.

The review will examine the background of Bury's collapse and the effectiveness of the EFL's regulations.

It will result in a set of recommendations being made to both the EFL board and the clubs.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Amidst mounting criticism of the EFL's role in the demise of Bury, the league's body has announced it will be reviewing its rule set regarding the financial sustainability of EFL clubs. 

Several parties have recently criticised the EFL for even allowing Steve Dale, Bury's previous owner, to take charge of a football club despite a history of financial misconduct. The club were expelled from the league a little over a week ago. 

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