Date: 19th February 2019 at 7:40am
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With last night seeing a joint statement from the EFL and Leeds United as we brought the whole overblown ‘Spygate’ affair to a close, it’s safe to say the topic won’t be closed yet.

In amongst the vitriol aimed at the complainants and the EFL for effectively plucking a fine out of nowhere, there was an obvious sense of relief that despite the overreaction to standing on public ground, it wasn’t the points deduction that some simpletons in football and the wider media had called for.

Reactions amongst fans were interested as you don’t need to look long on social media to see some opposition fans chipping in with their surprise that with no rule actually broken, such a big fine was levied.

Some of the best reactions came from our own fanbase though, and some I really can’t print and even this small selection doesn’t do it the justice it probably deserves given the breadth of comments.

Having raised the generality about Regulation 3.4 and its potential application to so many in the game stating wrongly about the arrest, criminal damage and wirecutters malarky, I’m so pleased so many picked up on how that rule can now be used when it comes to deliberate simulation and so on.

Utter can of worms if it’s chased down properly now and the EFL have brought it all on themselves.

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