The EFL have this evening issued a £200,000 fine to Leeds United over what commentators are calling “Spygate.”
After months of speculation over what the English Football League would do regarding the issue, they have finally drawn a line under it and Leeds have accepted the punishment.
In a statement, the club said “We apologise for acting in a way that has been judged culturally unacceptable in the English game and would like to thank Shaun Harvey and the EFL for the manner in which they conducted their investigations. Our focus can now return to matters on the field.”
Leeds United spokespeople apologised and the EFL are introducing a new rule in regards to privacy surrounding training grounds. The EFL statement regarding the issue read: