Leeds United fined £200,000 by EFL over ‘spygate’

Leeds United have been fined £200,000 by the English Football League for watching opponents train before matches.
A member of Leeds’ staff was found acting suspiciously outside Derby’s training ground before the fixture between the two sides on 10 January.
Boss Marcelo Bielsa said he had sent a member of staff to watch every team they have played this season train.
The EFL found Leeds breached rules over treating teams with “good faith”.
Leeds have also received a formal reprimand from the EFL, which is bringing in a rule to prohibit clubs from viewing their opposition training in the 72 hours preceding a game unless invited to do so.
The EFL said in a statement that Leeds’ conduct “fell significantly short of the standards expected” and it “...

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