FFP Sanctions Imposed on Three Football League Clubs

December 15, 2014

English Championship clubs Nottingham Forest, shop Leeds United and Blackburn Rovers have been hit with transfer bans by the Football League after breaching Financial Fair Play rules.

All three clubs will be unable to sign players during the upcoming January transfer window and the remainder of the current season.

The clubs all exceeded the permitted deviation of £8 million during the 2013/14 season, medstore which consists of operating loss of £3m and shareholder investment of £5m.

The Football League statement read: “An initial analysis of Financial Fair Play submissions from the current 24 Championship clubs has indicated that three clubs – Blackburn Rovers, Leeds United and Nottingham Forest – have failed to meet the Fair Play Requirement under the division’s Financial Fair Play rules.

“Consequently, all three will be subject to an ‘FFP embargo’ under Football League regulations from January 1, 2015 for the remainder of the current campaign. 

“Each club will have the opportunity to have its FFP embargo lifted at the end of the season by demonstrating that it has stayed within the maximum permitted deviation of £6m (£3m operating loss plus £3m shareholder investment) for the 2014/15 season.”

Read the full Football League statement HERE.

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