The Board of Directors of the English Football League (EFL) has decided to commission a thorough and robust review of the EFL’s governance systems and structures, in order to identify and implement any improvements that are required to ensure that the EFL is governed effectively and efficiently, in accordance with best practice, and to the satisfaction of all of its stakeholders, in particular the Member Clubs.
The review (Governance Review) will be conducted in accordance with Terms of Reference that can be viewed here.
Bury FC Review
Following the withdrawal of Bury FC's membership of the English Football League (EFL) on 27 August 2019, the EFL Board of Directors has commissioned an independent review (the Bury FC Review) to establish the circumstances leading to the withdrawal of Bury FC’s membership of the EFL (including ownership, management decisions, and funding arrangements), and in particular the manner in which the EFL’s regulations and procedures (including the Owners' and Directors' Test), and the EFL’s policy in respect of insolvent clubs were applied by the EFL to Bury FC, and to what effect.
The review (Bury FC review) will be conducted in accordance with Terms of Reference that can be viewed here.