Everton have appealed against the club’s 10-point deduction in the Premier League.
An independent commission imposed a 10-point deduction on Everton with immediate effect after breaching the Premier League’s profit and sustainability rules.
The club were sanctioned on November 17 for a breach of the Premier League’s profit and sustainability rules and have 14 days to lodge an appeal.
The club confirmed they were “shocked and disappointed” by the ruling, which left them in the relegation zone, having previously sat 14th in the table and eight points above the bottom three.
A statement from the club read: “Everton Football Club has today lodged with the Chair of the Premier League’s Judicial Panel its appeal of the decision by a Premier League Commission to impose a 10-point deduction on the Club. An Appeal Board will now be appointed to hear the case.”
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