to european club competition. ie CHAMPIONS LEAGUE & UEFA CUP.
PLATINI & BLATTER are determined to curb the power of the EPL.
recently they have voiced concerns about the number of foriegn players playing in the EPL, & now they are voicing there views as to the EPLs current staggering debt of 3 billion pounds,shared between the FA 400M, top four clubs 950m of which man utd have debts of 685m. the rest held by the other 16 clubs.
we have all seen the effects of several key issues that plague the EPL today.
1. THE FAs lack of regulation with the EPL in reference to how the the clubs are run.no guide lines for running the clubs to within viable business plans,no limitations on how much debt the clubs can incure,no limitations as the balance of foreign with home grown players,no limitations as to the amount of the clubs revenues staying with in the english game or being spent overseas.
i think it is quite incredible that the most succesful football league in the world has a crippling debt burden of 3 billion pound.
i also think that the lack of regulation by the FA is the root cause of the decline in the british football on a international leval.
with all this taken into account uefas view is understandable.
todate the clubs are not falling over themselves to regualate,& address the issues effecting the british game.
uefa may well decide the rules which permit the yearly licences ( which allow the clubs to compete in europe)are to be strengthened,ie the clubs must conform to certain regulations as to running the clubs to within viable business plans,debt ratios to be in line with annual turnover.ect ect ect.
TO BE HONEST I THINK ITS GOT TO HAPPEN!
but it would be nice if the FA led the way instead of being forced into it by uefa.
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