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Derby could face 'extra £1m legal bill'

Updated: Jan 7, 2022

Middlesbrough and Wycombe claiming millions in lost income

Derby County could face a £1 million legal bill as they seek to fight off compensation claims from Middlesbrough and Wycombe, according to reports.

Middlesbrough claim they lost £45 million, while Wycombe claim they lost £6 million, due to Derby County breaking financial fair play (FFP) rules.

Derby County are struggling in the English Championship after having 21 points deducted for entering administration and breaching FFP regulations.

Which law firms has Derby County used previously?

In a previous matter, Derby instructed Geldards LLP in regulatory proceedings related to the value of its stadium.

Geldards LLP’s sports dispute team is led by partner Nino Simone.

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