Cap veto was right, but it had benefits | Chris Dunlavy

OPINIONS are mixed on the collapse of the salary cap in Leagues One and Two, which is hardly surprising in a competition where the richest clubs can afford to pay a single player more than the poorest side pays its entire squad. OK, so that’s an exaggeration. But only just.
According to data leaked from an official survey last year, the highest-paid player in League One takes home £16,000 a week, or £832,000 a year.
Barrow, promoted as champions of the National League last season, limp along on an annual wage bill of around £1m. Whether any club in League One really can afford to pay some...

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