Leeds Utd go into administration

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And are therefore immediately relegated thanks to the 10 point deduction

BBC News:

Leeds Utd calls in administrators

Former Premiership football club Leeds United has called in the administrators and said the club will be sold to a group headed by chairman Ken Bates.
The move means United will be docked 10 league points immediately, ensuring relegation to League One next season.

A new firm headed by Mr Bates, already a major shareholder, will buy the club pending approval by its creditors.

Leeds has struggled financially in recent years and was facing a winding up order from HM Revenue and Customs.


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Leeds had already accepted relegation & as administration was inevitable, they brought forward proceedings so as not to get a 10pt deduction next season.

The football league are looking to close this 'loophole'.
 

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Should be easy enough to close - just modify the rules so that any club going into administration in the last 2 or 3 months of the season automatically gets their penalty held over until the following season.
 
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