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onceknownasrab

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/21238173

Just how many clubs must be in fear of legislation making their existence impossible? Nice bit;

Greater representation for supporters and tackling issues that concern them such as ownership and effective financial regulation is an issue critics hope can now be tackled.
"The involvement of fans is essential for the future vitality of the game and there is a worrying trend as financial interests take hold that the game is becoming remote from the communities from which the clubs originated," said Labour's shadow minister for sport, Clive Efford MP.
With many clubs facing perilous financial predicaments in recent years the committee also says measures to safeguard their future have not gone far enough.
"The financial proposals were hugely disappointing: the financial risk-taking by clubs is a threat to the sustainability of football as a family and community orientated game, which it should be," said Whittingdale.
 
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