Chelsea and Man City Face Relegation After Everton’s 10-Point Deduction

Chelsea and Man City Face Relegation After Everton’s 10-Point Deduction: On Friday, November 17, 2023, a report stated that Chelsea and Manchester City would be demoted from the Premier League after Everton was docked ten points for violating the Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations.

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Stefan Borson, a former financial advisor to Manchester City, has reportedly stated that the punishment imposed on Everton has established a precedent that might result in City and Chelsea being demoted from the Premier League due to allegations of FFP violations, according to the Daily Mail.

Chelsea and Man City Face Relegation After Everton's 10-Point Deduction
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Chelsea may be subject to an inquiry for payments linked to previous owner Roman Abramovich, while City is facing 115 allegations of violating the Premier League’s financial regulations.

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In a tweet, Borson maintained that Chelsea and Manchester City need to be concerned by Everton’s harsh 10-point deduction. How to go to Law School for Free(2024 Guide)

He said,

“Without seeing the judgment/award – 10 points for Everton feels harsh for a straightforward FFP [Financial Fair Play] breach to me.

‘However, reinforces that sanctions against City [if proven] and now Chelsea [if charged and admitted on the off-books payments] will potentially transfer actuate.

‘One thing is for sure, given the size of this wearing sanction, Chelsea’s math [in my opinion] that they could break PL P&S [Profit and Sustainability] and simply take a fine as an expense of carrying on with work, should be in pressing and prompt reexamination. Borson added.

‘The January window might intrigue.

Indeed, even in the best case, they can never again depend on having the option to persuade a Free commission to acknowledge their Coronavirus and Authorizations stipends as extraordinary changes [to the degree that was the plan].”

In Premier League history, just two other clubs have experienced point deductions.

During the The 1996–97 season, Middlesbrough lost three points after missing a scheduled matchup with Blackburn, while Portsmouth lost nine points in 2010 due to administration.

Chelsea and Man City Face Relegation After Everton's 10-Point Deduction
Chelsea and Man City Face Relegation After Everton’s 10-Point Deduction

The two teams, nevertheless, were unable to avoid relegation.

Everton has said that it would file an appeal against the “brutal” punishment imposed on the team.

The statement read,

“Everton maintains that it has been open and transparent in the information it has provided to the Premier League and that it has always adhered to the integrity of the process.

“The club does not accept the finding that it failed to act with the utmost good faith and it does not understand this to have been an allegation made by the Premier League throughout the proceedings.

“Both the severity and the seriousness of the sanction imposed by the commission are neither a fair nor a proportionate reflection of the evidence presented.”

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