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In England want to reduce the number of teams in the championship

В Англии хотят сократить количество команд в чемпионате

The head of the Football Association of England Greg dyke intends to discuss with the Executive Director of the Premier League Richard Scudamore possible reduction in the number of teams

According to FA, the reduction in the number of teams from 20 to 18 will help to relieve the saturated calendar. Thus, the top clubs playing in European competition and delegating players in England, will have much more time to recover, and this will have an impact on improving results in Europe.
It is noted that a change is possible only after 2019, when the expiration of the new TV contract.
Recall that in 1995 participants of the Premier League was reduced from 22 to 20 teams.