Opposite to/ the UK government will have an independent football finance regulator

international football

April 25 13:19

The British government announced, on Monday, that it will create an independent regulatory body for English football, to ensure the sustainability of its financing, despite the objections of the Premier League, which runs the English first division.

Ministers formally endorsed 10 of the recommendations contained in a report published in November at the Executive’s request.

Among them, greater consultation with fans and a fairer distribution of income from the English Premier League, the world’s richest league.

Former British Sports Minister Tracey Crouch oversaw the report, which comes a year after the European Premier League proposal scandal launched by the biggest clubs in England, Spain and Italy.

Ministers want an independent regulator to control the clubs’ finances and possibly have the power to license and sanction them.

Experts from the Deloitte Auditor discovered that in the 2018-19 season, before the covid-19 epidemic, clubs in the English second tier (the Baptist League) spent 107% of their income on wages, which is more than 70% in the new goals set by UEFA.

The British government also wants the regulator to introduce new ways to assess club owners, including an “integrity test”. All this is happening against the background of the continued sale of Chelsea FC by its Russian owner Roman Abramovich, the targeted oligarch after the invasion of Ukraine.

The non-governmental organization Amnesty International recently raised questions about the owner of Chelsea FC and the new buyers of Newcastle, a Saudi federation. But it is unclear whether the human rights issue will be part of the “integrity test”.

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For its part, the Premier League, which is moving hundreds of millions of pounds, has recognized that the reform is necessary, but considers that the regulator set up by the government with legal powers is not.

LondonAnd United kingdom | France Press agency.


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Paraguay football

April 25 13:19

Striker Pablo Zeballos, 36, is always in the news. Whether it’s because of what he’s doing in the field or on social networks. The current footballer from Emiliano, who has barely passed minutes at Humberto García, made a strange statement about his retirement as an athlete.

“PZ”, who has gone through Cerro Porteno and Olympia in his career, mentioned in an interview with 1080 AM which team he wants to retire to.

The experienced striker admitted, “Maybe I will leave football and face Olympia, it is a great wish for me, I am always with Olympia, I know and feel that I will return at some point.”

With the ciliated sleeve, the “PZ” had two turns. In 2011-2012 and the last was in the 2015 season. On both occasions he became a champion with the Dean (Clausura 2011 and Clausura 2015).

Last weekend, Zeballos spotlighted on social networks Frangido’s impressive comeback against General Caballero at Mallorquin. His tweet sparked many comments and many Olympia fans demanded him for a third round at Para Uno.


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April 25 13:03

Last Saturday, Olympia was forgetting the first half at Juan Leon Mallorquin, falling 2-0 on the scoreboard against General Caballero at Karinde Stadium. However, with a great reaction in the second half, they ended up turning the story around and coming back from Alto Parana with the three points (3-2).

You have to go back almost 6 years to find the last time “Expreso Decano” won a match after 2-0. To be more precise, it was on August 20, 2016, the eighth day of the Clausura tournament.

That day at the Defensores del Chaco, he hit Nacional twice; First by Cristhian Aguada in the sixth minute and then, in the 16th minute, Cerro Porteño’s current top scorer, Fernando Romero, increased the difference for the academy.

Julien Benitez’s goal, in the 34th minute, helped start the menacing comeback, which in the early stages of the second half managed to take the lead in scoring with two goals from William Mendeta (51) and Roque Santa Cruz (56). . Once again, Aguada signed off on the temporary draw (58′).

Already in the midst of the match, in the 94th minute, Julian Benitez signed his double and declared the final victory of the “King of Cups”.

2016 was definitely the year for the comeback of Olimpia who starred in an epic backlash starring in Apertura. On their visit to Capiata they were trailing 0-3, but ended up winning 5-3. Then, in Round 20, they brought their 0-2 down to a 3-2 victory over Guaraní, on May 9 at Manuel Ferreira.

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That way, they had to spend 5 years, 8 months and 3 days (2,072 days) to end up winning the match in normal time after they were 0-2 ahead.

– heroic dedication –

Within that number, it is impossible to forget the heroic dedication that Olympia played in Clausura 2020, when he overcame the initial goals of Guaraní, who appeared to have won the league title. But “Franjeado” tied the score (2-2) in regular time and ended up winning on penalties. This match was held in Defensores del Chaco, on December 30, 2020.

This old classic is the closest Olympia avoided defeat despite trailing 2-0.


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