Stadium sale: EFL drops charges of misconduct against Sheffield Wednesday owner and executives

23 March 2020

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Photo: PA Images Despite the acquittal of all three individuals, the club remain charged with misconduct by the EFL for alleged breaches of its Profitability and Sustainability rules.

Two of Sheffield Wednesday's executives as well as the club's owner, Dejphon Chansiri, were charged in November with misconduct relating to the sale of Hillsborough Stadium.

Despite the acquittal of all three individuals, the club remain charged with misconduct by the EFL for alleged breaches of its Profitability and Sustainability rules.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The EFL has dropped its charges of misconduct against Sheffield Wednesday's owner, Dejphon Chansiri, chief finance director, John Redgate, and former chief executive, Katrien Meire, in what could be considered a win for the club in their ongoing legal fight with the league.

In November, the EFL charged the club, along with Chansiri, Redgate and Meire, with misconduct over alleged breaches of its Profitability and Sustainability (P&S) rules after Wednesday sold their Hillsborough Stadium to Chansiri, a heavily criticised manoeuvre also performed by other clubs.

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