Thursday, June 4, 2020

Premier League agrees to five substitutions

The Premier league has today agreed to allow clubs to make five substitutions in a premier league game for the remainder of the 2019/2020 season.

Furthermore, Matchday Squads are to be increeased from 18 squads to 20 squads.

However, the change to the rules guiding substitution is only temporary as SOCCER PUNCH as learnt; a statement from the Premier league read:

“Premier League Shareholders today agreed temporary changes to the rules relating to substitute players.

“For the remainder of the 2019/20 season, the number of substitutes that can be used during a match will increase from three to five players.

“This is in line with the temporary law amendment made by the International Football Association Board last month. 

“Shareholders also approved for Clubs to increase the maximum number of substitute players on the bench from seven to nine for the rest of the 2019-20 season.”

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