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An independent disciplinary committee has deducted 12 points from Sheffield Wednesday for the 2020/21 season for violating spending rules.
sharp blow for Sheffield Wednesday. As the BBC reports, the traditional club will get 12 points deducted in the coming season.
The point is that Sheffield should have violated rules. The club had included the sale of Hillsborough Stadium on the 2017/18 balance sheet, although the reason was only sold a year later.
However, those responsible were acquitted of "violating their duty of good faith towards the EFL by deliberately keeping information secret". So there was no bad intent.
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The "owls" are "extremely disappointed" with the deduction of points. However, if the deduction had been made for the recently completed 2019/20 season, Sheffield Wednesday would have been the last to descend. At the end of the 16th place in the table.
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It would have saved Charlton Athletic from an immediate return to League One. However, relegation places in the second division remain uncertain anyway, as Wigan Athletic has lodged an appeal against its own 12-point deduction for bankruptcy.
Charlton is considering a legal challenge. "We don't understand why the deduction applies next season instead of the current season, which seems irrational, and we write to the EFL for an explanation."
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