Brexit: Premier League and Championship clubs reluctant to reveal risks
31 October 2019
Arsenal are concerned by impact on ticket revenues and value of broadcasting/sponsorship rights.
Wolves have undertaken a hedging strategy, while one Championship club put all "long-term strategic stuff on ice."
Annual reports reveal most common risks are currency changes and player eligibility.
Leicester City identify a "failure of Government and Football authorities on admission process."
Just a handful of England's top clubs have revealed the Brexit-related risks they are facing as the UK enters a European Union-backed three-month extension period for leaving the bloc.
In their annual reports, several Premier League and Championship clubs have detailed the potential risks posed by Brexit to the UK economy, but few identify specific challenges from leaving the EU, such as eligibility of non-UK players and managers.
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