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FFP, the Football League and Sustainability

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Yesterday it was reported by the BBC that a third of owners of football clubs in the Championship and League One are considering selling their clubs as the new regulations surrounding financial fair play take effect.

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Wages and Ambition

Birmingham City have added to their ranks this summer so far with ten players having come in during the close season; of those eight have come in on free transfers with a further two on season long loans. Blues haven’t paid a fee for a player since Darren Ambrose last summer and have not paid a fee in excess of £1million since Curtis Davies in January 2011.

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Supporters Summit

Yesterday Supporters Direct (SD) and the Football Supporters Federation (FSF) held a joint “Supporters Summit” at St George’s Park. The summit was to look at issues surrounding the game such as transparency, discrimination and sustainability with people such as the Head of FA David Bernstein and Shadow Secretary of State for Health Andy Burnham MP leading discussions on various panels.

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