679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. MACCLESFIELD TOWN have been slapped with an immediate six-point deduction by the EFL. Read about our approach to external linking. "The three suspended points will now be applied after the club admitted the latest misconduct charges which were brought before an independent Disciplinary Commission in accordance with EFL Regulations, making a total of 11 points deducted from the club's 2019/20 campaign.". "At a hearing today the Club pleaded guilty to multiple charges in respect of non-payment of players on applicable due dates and also the non-fulfilment of a fixture in relation to its match with Crewe Alexandra, originally scheduled to take place on 7 December 2019.
The total punishment was to dock the club ten points but four of those are suspended while the decision remains subject to appeal. The beleaguered Silkmen are set to face Ryan Lowe's Plymouth Argyle side at Moss Rose on Saturday. A statement issued on behalf of Macclesfield's players accused the EFL of. As well as being ordered to cover payment of the legal costs related to the latest hearing, the Silkmen have been given an additional four-point penalty, but that is suspended and carried forward to the 2020-21 season. However, that was reduced on appeal to seven deducted with three suspended. The latest charge sees those three suspended points triggered while a further four points were also applied, with two suspended. And an EFL statement said: "An independent Disciplinary Commission has ruled that Macclesfield Town will be deducted six points from this season’s League Two table following a number of breaches of EFL Regulations. for failing to play a match against Plymouth and non-payment of wages, including the suspended three points from the first case being applied to the second punishment. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. And two days later the players said their, winding up petition over unpaid tax adjourned. The Silkmen's home game against Plymouth was postponed after they failed to get a safety certificate for their Moss Rose stadium. The latest rumours and stories from around the world of football. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. On 9 June, the decision was taken to end the League Two season, but preserve promotion and relegation, effectively ending any hope that both could retain their EFL status. Macclesfield Town's chances of avoiding relegation from the EFL have improved after their points deduction in League Two was reduced on appeal. Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, Macclesfield were mid-table in League Two before the deduction, Arsenal icon Sol Campbell reveals Macclesfield have not paid him for two months... but he 'won't give up on them', Crewe was due to take place on December 7, refused to take to the field after going on strike, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). And two days later the players said their mental health had been "disregarded" while they waited to learn their fate. And ahead of the deduction they had sat comfortably in 15th. This means that Daryl McMahon's team now sit three points above bottom-placed Morecambe in the sole relegation place.
Analysis and opinion from our chief football writer. The latest points deduction sees Macclesfield drop to 23rd in the League Two table, three points ahead of Stevenage. Usually 23rd and 24th would be relegation places, but Bury's plight earlier this season means that only the bottom team will be relegated from League Two this season. How to get into football - the most popular sport in the world, with clubs and facilities throughout the UK. Macc's players returned to training after the postponed Crewe match, and performed admirably in a battling 1-1 draw at Walsall on December 14. And following the panel's ruling there is still plenty of work for the club to do moving forward. Boro chairman Phil Wallace told BBC Radio 5 Live on the same day that "there should be consequences" for Macclesfield, although he admitted there was an "element of culpability" for his club as their poor results had left them bottom of the table. "The club was handed a four-point deduction earlier this year, with three suspended following the decision of an independent Disciplinary Commission and subsequent Arbitration Panel in respect of previous charges. View our online Press Pack. A statement from the Independent Disciplinary Hearing said the two latest misconduct charges brought against the club by the EFL relate to: They said in a statement: "The panel ruled that an additional sporting sanction should apply with four points activated immediately, and a further deduction of two points suspended on the condition that the club does not breach any further regulations this season. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. The latest points deduction sees Macclesfield drop to 23rd in the League Two table, three points ahead of Stevenage. June 2020: That two-point deduction was activated by the latest ruling - taking the season's total deduction to 13 points. Macclesfield Town given further seven-point deduction, Macclesfield have been docked points for the second time this season, 'Wilder won't get a world title fight in 2021', Ronaldo to miss Messi clash after testing positive again.
Town had admitted two misconduct charges relating to an unfulfilled fixture against Plymouth on December 21 and non-payment of players in February. "We feel like our own mental health has been disregarded at every turn and this has manifested itself in respect of the fact that many of our players and staff have had to battle and continue to battle, with tangible and often debilitating symptoms of mental illness," their statement added.
on the same day that "there should be consequences" for Macclesfield, although he admitted there was an "element of culpability" for his club as their poor results had left them bottom of the table. And with their off-field difficulties, it will be an incredible achievement if they are to match last season's great escape heroics under Sol Campbell. Non-fulfilment of a fixture in relation to the postponement of the scheduled League Two fixture against Plymouth Argyle on Saturday, December 21 2019. The League Two club pleaded guilty to multiple charges surrounding the failure to pay players and fulfil their fixture with Crewe Alexandra. On 17 June, Macclesfield had a winding up petition over unpaid tax adjourned for the 11th time by the High Court. "trying their best" to throw them out of the league. For other inquiries, Contact Us. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. "The six-point deduction will be applied immediately with the decision remaining subject to appeal.".