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EFL boss Rick Parry eyes end to financial impasse with Premier League

The government’s response to the fan-led review could be the catalyst to ending the impasse between the Premier League and the EFL on financial distribution from the top flight, EFL chairman Rick Parry believes.The response to the report published last November is expected before the end of the month, with an independent regulator for English football set to be endorsed within the response.The fan-led review, promised in the Conservatives’ 2019 General Election manifesto, was brought forward in the wake of the Super League launch a year ago.Whether the government endorses every recommendation of the fan-led review remains to be seen,...
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No plans for EFL circuit breaker, says chairman Rick Parry

There are no plans to pause the English Football League because of Covid-19, says chairman Rick Parry. There have been 19 games postponed across the EFL this weekend because of a surge in cases. "If we think a circuit breaker will help we will do it but, at the moment,...
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EFL chairman Rick Parry in favour of talks over independent regulator

The English Football League say it is willing to hold constructive discussions about the introduction of an independent regulator if it is tied into a more equitable distribution of the game's finances. There have been calls for change in English football after recent issues with financing, ownership and the abandoned...
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No Premier League B teams in EFL - Rick Parry

Premier League B teams being introduced into the English Football League "is absolutely not something" that will happen, says EFL chairman Rick Parry. Parry is pushing for the EFL to receive a 25% share of the revenue from selling Premier League and EFL broadcast rights together. However, the B teams...
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No chance of Premier League B teams competing in EFL, says Rick Parry

Introducing B teams to the EFL is “non-negotiable”, according to its chair Rick Parry He is looking to remove the cliff edge between the Premier League and the Championship, and is still pushing for the EFL to receive a 25 per cent cut of the revenue from selling Premier League and EFL rights together.However, he insists there is no possibility of the EFL allowing top-flight clubs to drop B teams into its competition as part of any improved settlement.I've spoken quite a lot about fresh ideas, new thinking, not having preconceived ideas, but I've got a preconceived idea about B...
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Premier League B teams in the EFL 'not happening', says chair Rick Parry

Introducing Premier League B teams into the EFL is "non-negotiable", the league's chair Rick Parry has insisted. The idea, which was core to last year's rejected 'Project Big Picture', was recently reiterated by Pep Guardiola - manager of Manchester City, who are keen on the idea to help their development of young players.
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