Posts made in April, 2005

A Tax on Bad Management

Posted on April 13th, 2005 in Football, Published Writing

Written for Supporters Direct’s quarterly magazine in 2005, advocating the linking of late payment of taxes to HMRC to on field penalties, in this case, points-deductions. The idea was later adopted, preventing clubs in arrears from signing players. Wrexham recently became the first club to be deducted 10 points for entering administration under the League’s new policy designed to combat reckless spending by clubs. The aim is laudable; clubs overspending is bad for those clubs, and cheats...

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