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Post by londonshrew75 on Aug 1, 2020 6:18:57 GMT 1
So Sheffield Wednesday committed this crime last November and get punished next season and Wigan commit a crime six weeks ago and get punished this season ? Oh. And they havn't sorted Derby out yet either. Wigan could say they also would like the points deduction next season as I'm sure they would take the championship Monday for one more season? I think the phrase is called ' opening up a can of worms'....
Post by stuttgartershrew on Aug 1, 2020 7:11:11 GMT 1
You do rather feel that Wednesday have got away with one there. If there is a 12 point deduction to be had then clearly they have gone against some rule or another and they should be docked the points. Giving them Championship football next season, albeit with a 12 point deduction, does look as though they have got off lighter than others who have been deducted points. If you really want to be serious about this, if you really want to deter others from doing the same, then I think Wednesday should be paying us a visit next season.
This really isn't doing a great deal for the Football League's credibility. Its a mess.
The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.
Post by northwestman on Aug 1, 2020 11:15:01 GMT 1
'It is likely Barnsley will argue for Wigan's punishment to remain in place given co-chairman Paul Conway threatened litigation earlier this month after becoming frustrated at the number of serious disciplinary matters put before the EFL this season that are still awaiting resolution.
Even after their survival had been secured, Barnsley issued a statement in which they complained about the "blatant disregard for sporting/competitive integrity and the lack of governance in our division"'
Wigan’s administration was a move which carried an automatic 12 point penalty, with rules set out about how that would be applied. Wigan’s new owners must have known that when they chose to go into admin
The case against Sheffield Wednesday (and Derby) had to be heard by an Independent Disciplinary Commission, with no automatic punishment, if found guilty. How or why they came up with the identical 12 point punishment I have no idea, but it has certainly helped confuse matters