Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Premier League agree Football League deal

RUFC - Premier League agree Football League deal

Football League clubs have today, at an Extraordinary General Meeting, voted to introduce rule changes relating to financial regulation, transparency of ownership and ground criteria.

Premier League Chief, Richard Scudamore told the BBC that the extra revenue would make a huge difference to clubs in the Football League and that it would make planning for the future much easier.

The deal distributes some of the income generated by the Premier League to the smaller clubs meaning that clubs in League Two will be getting £225,000.

Mr Scudamore was keen to point out it was not just a pay-off to the League clubs for taking on board some of the Premier League's rules on financial regulations and ground regulation, saying that where it was felt the Football League`s rules were stronger than the Premier League`s they had been adopted into the Premier League`s own rules. One of the examples Mr Scudamore gave was that the Owners and Directors Test now precludes anyone who has been banned by another sports' governing body or professional body.

Mr Scudamore also said, 'Having common rules in areas such as player contracts, third party ownership of players, and public disclosure of club ownership is something we have worked towards for a number of years and we are pleased that the Football League have voted them in.`

Football League Chairman, Greg Clarke, told the Football League`s Official Site, 'I am pleased that our clubs have supported new and revised regulations that will further strengthen the professionalism and good governance of the Football League.`

This will mean that Championship club Leeds United, who are run by Ken Bates, will have to publish the name of their owners.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Wednesday August 4 2010
Time: 7:24PM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Chairman Down To Two Possibilities?

New man in by Wednesday next week?

RUFC - New Man In Next Week?

Millers hoping to get permission from clubs to speak to managers

RUFC - Latest Manager Rumours

Former Bolton defender being linked with Millers

RUFC - Former 'Keeper Joins Cod Army

Cairns excited about his move to Fleetwood

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Should We Expand The New York Stadium In Time For The Coming Season
Suggested By:
Yes80%
No20%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe361
2.sixpence105
3.rybel_b93
4.mos6026
5.mvmiller10
6.Marky798
7.Millie Miller6
8.axholme6
9.nogginthenog5
10.Chris Maiden5