Premier League
EPL Home
Football League
World Cup 2014
Euro Football Home
Russian Premier
Ligue 1
La Liga
Football Italiano
International Home
World Cup 2010
Euro 2012 Stadiums
Euro 2012
Denmark 2011
AFCON 2013
About Us
Write for us
Contact Us

Premier League clubs unite against Man City and Chelsea in financial fair play debate

Bookmark and Share

By James McLean

Monday 14 January 2013

Four of the top clubs in the Premier League are uniting in a campaign to bring financial fair play to England’s top flight, according to the Daily Mirror.

The official Premier League winter ball

Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal have sent a “written demand” to Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore to bring the regulations to England. In the letter they have demanded that full spending controls should be enforced on all clubs in the league, taking away the allowance for club owners to cover any losses.

The letter, which has been published in the Daily Mail, reads: “Thank you for your continued work on the vital subject of Financial Regulation for the Premier League.

However, we do not feel that the latest proposals go far enough to curb the inflationary spending which is putting so much pressure on clubs across the entire League.

We continue to believe that to be successful and have the best chance of gaining at least the 14 votes necessary, any proposals for Financial Regulation must include meaningful measures to restrict the owner funding of operating losses.

Manchester City and Chelsea are both against spending proposals, and they are joined in their stance by Fulham and West Bromwich Albion. However, the other 12 clubs in the league are reportedly in favour of a means of compromise, whereby a fixed amount of losses can permissibly be covered by owners.

This compromise proposal is expected to be reached at a meeting on the matter in February.

See what the expert tipsters are tipping on OLBG

Related Articles


Israel vs Wales - Match preview and team news


Everton winger Pienaar close to making comeback


The Top 5 Earners in Football


Juventus interested in Man City striker Dzeko


Hodgson: Wait and see on Kane


The Top 5 Earners in Football


Ryan Mason thanks Tottenham following England call-up





Email Address *


Please enter code on left.

Terms & Conditions

* A valid email is required to submit a comment. Your email will not be displayed on this or any other website, nor will it be passed to any 3rd parties. For more information please see the terms and conditions.


No Comments have been posted yet




Premier League Football News

ArsenalAston VillaChelseaEvertonFulhamLiverpoolManchester CityManchester UtdNewcastle UtdNorwich City
ReadingQueens Park RangersSouthamptonStoke CitySunderlandSwansea CityTottenham HotspurWest Bromwich AlbionWest HamWigan Athletic






Kick Football News