Derby set to be given a 12-point penalty after a breakthrough in talks with the EFL

Derby set to be given a 12-point penalty after a breakthrough in talks with the EFL

EXCLUSIVE: Derby set to be given a NINE-point deduction this season after a breakthrough in talks with the EFL - with another three suspended until next year - to plunge them into Championship relegation zone - The nine-point deduction this campaign would send them bottom of the league - Derby County and the EFL have been embroiled in an often-bitter 18-month row - Sportsmail understands an 'agreement in principle' was reached between them - The Championship side breached financial regulations and was fined £100,000 - Owner Mel Morris is keen to find a buyer and hopes a settlement will aid a sale Derby County are set to be handed a 12-point penalty after a breakthrough in talks with the EFL. Wayne Rooney's Rams are facing a nine-point deduction this season …
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