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22 minutes ago, Will said:

Was there? Seems strange for us to be looking at spending over £10m (Muniz + Payero) just in fees if we were anywhere near it.

Was wage structure concern rather than transfer fees (they can be deferred or spread)

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4 minutes ago, Denzel Zanzibar said:

I just hope we don't get dinged for it too, would be pretty embarrassing

You would have the Derby fans paying tribute to you for sure 🤣

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6 minutes ago, Denzel Zanzibar said:

I just hope we don't get dinged for it too, would be pretty embarrassing

It definitely would be, but I'm fairly confident we won't have  given how much effort has been put in to limiting spending since 2018 and how aggressively Gibson has called out other owners.

He'd have egg all over his face and look like a right ***.

Still if we broke the rules, we'd deserve the punishment.

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On 9/20/2021 at 10:46 AM, Denzel Zanzibar said:

Yeah, they're absolutely ***. Due to EFL rules, once they go into administration they can't be bought for 28 days (in order to allow Supporter groups to make a bid) and for every month they fail to pay their players, they get a 3 point deduction, too.

Not owning their stadium or training ground is something that is seriously going to bite them in the *** and to me, it's just pure karma.

No collateral, mmm that’s an issue. Do we own ours? 

A bit of BORO history and the grounds we played on 
1876 to 1878 The Archery Ground, Albert Park

1878 to 1880 Breckon Hill 

Paradise Ground (Middlesbrough Ironopolis) 

1882 to 1903 The Linthorpe Road Ground

1903 to 1995 Ayresome Park

August 1995 to present Riverside Stadium

https://www.mfc.co.uk/club-community/club/mfc-history/boros-grounds

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6 hours ago, nunthorpered said:

Was wage structure concern rather than transfer fees (they can be deferred or spread)

They can't be deferred in terms of FFP and they are always spread out for FFP.  If we were close to the limit then we'd have an issue with everything.  Being close to the limit is just being close to the limit of course, the issue is when you go beyond it.

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We were close to FFP limits before the end of last season, but we have more latitude for this season, which is precisely why we've been able to spend in the summer transfer window. 

No tears for Derby, or Reading, whose wages were 266% of turnover a couple of seasons ago.

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