Date: 2nd April 2009 at 11:36am
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Rotherham United Chairman, Tony Stewart, has agreed with Luton’s Managing Director, Gary Sweet over a ‘loophole’ that Southampton are ‘trying out’ regarding minus points.

Southampton are looking to put their parent company into administration, rather than the club itself, which could see them escape a ten point deduction.

Mr Sweet told The Times that if this happens then the ‘Football League can certainly expect to hear from Luton Town. If the holding company holds one hundred per cent of the club then a liquidising of the company would result in the club ceasing to be.’

The Millers Chairman agreed, saying, ‘It doesn’t matter whether it’s a holding company or whatever, the issue is if the creditors are not going to be paid. Should Southampton not lose any points then this is a dual standard.’

I am sure we will be hearing more of this as the week goes on…