Wayne Rooney in deep crisis with Derby County as relegation from the Championship almost certain with just 17 matches into the season.
Derby County are once again hit with another point deduction over financial issues. A total of 21 points have been deducted from the team leaving them bottom of the Championship table with -3 points which is looking almost very impossible to escape relegation.
The latest is a nine point deduction which the EFL says the decision was agreed with club as punishment for the club’s financial meltdown.
They have now all-but been relegated to League One and are on -3 points.
“The EFL has today confirmed that Derby County Football Club has received a nine-point sporting sanction with a further three points suspended after admitting to breaches of the League’s Profitability and Sustainability (P&S) rules”, A statement by EFL.
The statement continues,
“This matter has been determined under the terms of an ‘Agreed Decision’ reached between the League and the Club and was formally ratified by an Independent Disciplinary Commission Chair as per the requirements of EFL Regulations.
“The Club, via its Administrators, has also agreed, following last week’s adjournment, to the dismissal of its appeal against the 12-point deduction imposed as a consequence of the Club entering Administration in September 2021, meaning that the sanction continues to apply.
“The new nine-point penalty has been applied immediately, resulting in the Club having been deducted a total of 21 points from this season’s 2021/22 Championship table.