Everton lawyers to focus on one aspect as appeal set to be made to Premier League
The Everton lawyers will Premier League’s failure to adopt a detailed sanction policy” for its financial rules as the main part of their appeal, according to the Telegraph.
The English newspaper reported on its website that they will focus mainly on that area to get the league to reverse its decision.
The Toffees have been handed a 10-point deduction for breaching Profit and Sustainability rules.
Everton fans, much like the club are left dismayed and frustrated by the Premier League’s lack of a detailed “sanction policy” for financial rules, which has become a focal point in the club’s appeal against the severe 10-point deduction.
The revelation that the independent commission refused to apply the Premier League’s later-adopted formula, despite a similar outcome, adds to the sense of injustice.
Fans expressed hope that the appeal board recognizes the apparent inconsistency in the judgment and takes a more empathetic stance towards Everton’s case.
The ambiguity in the rules raises concerns about fairness and transparency, leaving supporters anxious about the potential consequences for their club.
Despite the uphill battle, the Goodison Park faithful remain resilient, urging a reconsideration that aligns with principles of fairness and proportional punishment.
What the Premier League decides to do is anyone’s guess and the hope is that they reverse this decision or make it a less stringent one.