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3 clubs to be promoted and 3 to be relegated- Rick Parry (EFL Chief)


Amid the coronavirus, it is yet to be decided whether the football season would
resume or not. Project Restart is being discussed where multiple plans are to
be adopted.

One of the
plans of the restarts include is playing league games at neutral venues. The clubs
that sit at the bottom of the table won’t be willing to d so, as the chances of
relegation increases.

Earlier, ideas were proposed to scrap the premier league relegation for the
season, but the EFL chief Rick Parry came out and said to the Digital, Culture,
Media and Sport committee, “Promotion and relegation will remain as they are. We
expect 3 championship clubs to be promoted. The Premier league expects 3 clubs
to be relegated”

The chief also mentioned about the losses that clubs could be facing. Losses up
to 200 million pounds are expected by September.
Wage cuts and deferred payments were also discussed, to which Parry said that
EFL was on board with the Deloitte, which was appointed by the PFA to investigate
the club’s balance sheets and see whether clubs had genuine cases for need for differing

Finishing the
season behind close door now seems to be a formality for sporting events, as
there won’t be any financial benefits for the stakeholders involved.


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