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​Report recommends British government underwrite EFL clubs

A new report has urged the British government to underwrite a new body to protect professional clubs in the English Football League (EFL) from collapsing under the weight of the coronavirus pandemic, reports, www.sportspromedia.com/.

Charlie Methven, co-owner of Sunderland, and the MP Damian Collins have produced a blueprint called 'A Way Forward For Football'.

It sets out a six-point plan which includes the establishment by the Football Association (FA) of a Football Finance Authority (FFA), financially backed by the government, which would provide funds to keep clubs affected by the pandemic afloat.

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