The government confirms its support for a soccer regulator within 12 hours of Tracey Crouch’s report
The government confirms its support for a soccer regulator that would force Premier League teams to share more wealth, take action against reckless owners, give fans a voice in how clubs are run and could even impose a 10 percent tax. percent to transfers of the highest category.
- Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries has confirmed her support for a new regulator
- The soccer review led by Tracey Crouch recommended the move in their report.
- Dorries tweeted that he is ‘endorsing in principle the … top recommendation’
- The Secretary of State’s enthusiastic support came just 12 hours after the review.
The Government has wasted no time in confirming its intention to create a new soccer regulator, after the Secretary of Culture tweeted her support after just 12 hours of a report recommending the measure.
Nadine Dorries took to social media this morning to endorse the key recommendation in a review of the English game, led by former sports minister and Conservative MP Tracey Crouch.
The number one recommendation was the creation of an Independent Soccer Regulator, in order to curb the actions of reckless owners, prevent clubs from going bankrupt, and create a fairer financial distribution.
Mrs. Dorries is clearly in favor.
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“We have seen clubs with centuries of tradition, such as Bury and Macclesfield Town, completely disappear, while the European Super League threatened the very foundations of the game,” said the Culture Secretary.
The review also reveals that in-game incentives too often lead to reckless financial decision making. While the Government will take time to respond to the review’s recommendations in their entirety, today we endorse the main recommendation of the review in principle.
“This review makes it clear that we are at a turning point for soccer in this country. Soccer clubs are the heart of their local communities, and this government will make sure they are run properly and fans are protected. ”
The fan-led review of Tracey Crouch (left) is scheduled to be supported by the government. Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries has wasted no time endorsing the key recommendation for a soccer regulator.
The precise scope of the new regulator will be determined by the government, but it could revolutionize English football if some of the more radical recommendations of the review are implemented.
The Crouch report’s recommendations suggest that it should ensure tighter financial controls and stronger governance at clubs, tougher tests for owners and directors, as well as greater amounts of money shared by the wealthy Premier League with the EFL and the rest of the world. soccer.
Crouch has said that the Premier League will have 18 months to agree to a new financial distribution with the Premier League and eliminate the parachute payments, or a new regulator will use its powers to impose a solution.
Clubs that receive parachute payments are twice as likely to be promoted to the top category
However, the government will determine the precise scope of the new regulator, but it could revolutionize English football if some of the more radical recommendations of the review are implemented.
They include a new 10 percent levy on transfers between Premier League clubs and overseas teams to be delivered to EFL clubs, overhaul of the parachute payment system for relegated teams, and powers to stop spending. owners and reduce club pay bills if the regulator deems them reckless.