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The Tilehurst End Podcast: Points Deduction Reaction With Kieran Maguire

All the questions answered as Reading are punished by the EFL for breaching profitability and sustainability rules.

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After much speculation, it was confirmed on Wednesday that the EFL have handed Reading an immediate six point deduction for breaching profitability and sustainability rules, with a further six points suspended until the end of the 2022/23 season.

To discuss the ins and outs of the decision and what happens next, Olly Allen is joined by football finance expert and host of the Price of the Football podcast Kieran Maguire. We find out what has led to the deduction, the terms of the agreed business plan the club now have to adhere to and how Reading can look to the future.

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