An appeal against the biggest sporting sanction in Premier League history has been lodged by Everton.
Everton have confirmed that they have launched an appeal against their 10-point deduction in the Premier League. This punishment pushed them into the relegation zone in England’s top flight.
The English giants were handed a 10-point deduction in the Premier League. They found guilty of breaking the Premier League’s rules when it comes to profit and sustainability.
Everton dropped from 14th in the table to 19th, level on points with basement side Burnley. The Toffees have now confirmed that an appeal against the biggest sporting sanction in Premier League history has been lodged.
The club issued a statement which reads, “Everton Football Club has today lodged with the Chair of the Premier League’s Judicial Panel its appeal of the decision by a Premier League Commission to impose a 10-point deduction on the Club. An Appeal Board will now be appointed to hear the case.”
An independent commission issued the penalty, and an appeal board will be appointed to hear the case.
While talking at his press conference, Everton head coach Sean Dyche spoke to reporters: “It’s been an interesting 10 months or so. The outside focus has been pretty negative for the last couple of seasons so I don’t think bad news will affect them too greatly as they are used to bad news.
“I would suggest it is no more draining than some of the other stuff we have come through – and we have come through it. We have to find ourselves a way through the latest setback; there might be help on the way (in the form of the appeal) but we don’t know.
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