Sheffield Wednesday claim stadium sale case is "unlawful action by the EFL"

19 December 2019

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Photo: Getty Images The EFL has charged the club with trying to circumvent spending rules when they sold their stadium to their owner.

"The club regrets that the EFL has so far refused to agree to the Club being permitted to make its claim, and refused to agree to a sensible procedure for dealing with the dispute," Wednesday said in a statement.

The EFL has charged the club with trying to circumvent spending rules when they sold their stadium to their owner.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Sheffield Wednesday claim the EFL is acting "unlawfully" with its charges against the club for trying to circumvent the spending rules when they sold their Hillsborough Stadium to the club's owner. 

A statement by Wednesday reads as follows:

"We have sought to engage with the EFL in order to agree a sensible procedure to resolve the dispute arising from the fact that the club relied upon representations from the EFL in relation to the sale transaction which is the subject of the charges.  

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