Business briefing

January 16, 2004
Premier League to set administration punishment

The Premier League's 20 chairman are to meet on 29 January to vote on the issue of a points deduction for any top-flight club which falls into administration.

The new rule, which is expected mirror the forthcoming 10-point punishment in England's lower divisions, will not come into effect until next season, which is good news for Leeds who could be forced into administration on 19 January.

While the punishment will ...

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