Everton might have achieved an away win against a sturdy Nottingham Forest side but their fans continued to demonstrate their protest after they were hit with a 10-point deduction owing to breaching of financial fair play rules, in latest football news. Toffees’ Number 7, seasoned veteran Dwight McNeil was on song last night as his 67th minute strike achieved all three points for Sean Dyche’s men.
Everton registers morale-boosting victory against Nottingham Forest
Everton, although undergoing some internal turmoil due to their financial fair play rules breaching, has registered a memorable victory away at City Ground, against Nottingham Forest. Sean Dyche’s brigade were showcasing their brilliance with several players riding on their individual exceptionality, as the first half ended with a 0-0 score, with the game poising for an intense finish. But, with twenty minutes gone in the second half, Dwight McNeil decided to pounce upon Forest defense, as his strike fetched all three points on the road for Dyche and his men, as Everton desperately wanted to win the game to compensate their penalty of ten points which have left them at the relegation zone. But, there were some other things which had captured the spotlight more than Toffees’ victory, as fans took the centerstage in the game.
The Bigger Story:
Although Everton was having a mediocre season with more-or-less wins and losses in this season, they were tormented with a massacre of ten-point deduction in the League, which was mainly due to their breaching of Financial Fair Rules deployed the Football Association(FA). Last night, Everton faithful had resorted to a unique way of showcasing their protest against the Premier League.
They away stand at City Ground which hosted the away fans had several supporters with pink leaflets which was filled with “corrupt” written on them, reprimanding the 10-point ban and deduction on the Toffees’. To add cherry on top, the fan coaches also had the terms “Premier League corrupt” written on them, flashing the words on the top.
Vouching for the top
Fans’ protest and anguish might have worked for Dyche’s men as they won the game, thanks to McNeil’s strike. With this resounding victory over a sturdy opponent in the form of Nottingham Forest, Toffees’ are making their way out of relegation zone, climbing on the 18th spot, just two points coy of Luton Town, who are warming the 17th place.
It has been reported that Everton fans have raised a 40,000 pounds fund as they wish to raise protests against their ban using leaflets and banners. It has also been said that Everton has submitted a formal proposal to Premier League in a plea to uplift the ban through a Judicial Panel, which will now form an Appeal Board to her the case.
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