Football: EFL confirm 12-point deduction for Derby after entering administration

Football: EFL confirm 12-point deduction for Derby after entering administration

22/9/2021 5:14:00 PM

Football: EFL confirm 12-point deduction for Derby after entering administration

Derby County will be docked 12 points with immediate effect after the second-tier Championship side entered administration, the English Football League (EFL) said on Wednesday.Derby, managed by former England and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, filed a notice to appoint administrators last week am

Derby County will be docked 12 points with immediate effect after the second-tier Championship side entered administration, the English Football League (EFL) said on Wednesday.Derby, managed by former England and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, filed a notice to appoint administrators last week amid a financial crisis and announced they had completed the process earlier on Wednesday.

On Friday, the club said"a number of developments" led to the decision, including a failure to identify a buyer and the negative effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on revenue streams.Rooney's Derby, who remain under a transfer embargo, were 12th in the Championship with 10 points from their opening eight games.

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