Last Friday's Financial Times carried a story saying that at least five clubs in this year UEFA competitions risk breaking the new financial rules. The headline on the story was "Clubs risk breach of Uefa rules on finance". These clubs risk breaching the £45m losses over two seasons. Another 35 are in danger of exceeding £5m losses. The story details how the financial rules are working so far. It also lists some of the initial problems. One problem is the way clubs are seeking to circumvent the rules with inflated sponsorship deals "with entity closely linked to their owners". Another problem is dealing with the involvement of sovereign states becoming involved in clubs.
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