EFL chief Shaun Harvey has been ousted after dropping his energy battle with Championship golf equipment.
SunSport revealed how as much as 21 of the 24 Championship sides have been demanding Harvey’s head amid persevering with fury over his administration type, the controversial five-year TV deal and the League’s dealing with of the Leeds “Spygate” row.
SunSport can reveal a letter from 18 golf equipment was despatched on to League interim chair Debbie Jevans making clear that Harvey now not had their confidence.
And in an announcement, the EFL has now confirmed the previous Bradford and Leeds govt will stand down as chief govt on the finish of the season.
Harvey stated: “Having joined the EFL as CEO in October 2013, I’m pleased with what we now have achieved since then, in what haven’t at all times been straightforward circumstances.
“Persistently throughout my time, I’ve at all times seemed to push boundaries to make the utmost optimistic impression for golf equipment, whether or not this be from a monetary perspective or by producing worth in one other method.
“I’ve at all times held the view that the power of the EFL is its golf equipment and no membership, or certainly particular person, is larger or extra necessary than the collective or the EFL itself.
“After discussions with the Board, we determined that the time is correct for the EFL to now transfer in a distinct route having concluded quite a lot of business contracts that depart the League in a steady place.”
Harvey’s opponents believed that new management of the EFL was required and that the chief govt lacked the stature and collective method required to maintain the Championship golf equipment on board.
Jevans, who thanked Harvey for his efforts, hinted at a recognition of the stance of the golf equipment as she added: “Shaun and the Board have agreed that the time is now proper for a change of management and a brand new route.
“The EFL wish to thank Shaun for all he has delivered.
“The EFL is in a powerful place with a rising fan base all through the world and Shaun deserves lots of credit score for this.”