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April 8, 2021, 10:05pm
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I notice on the BBC sport website that the EFL have announced plans for squads in league one and two next year to have a maximum of 20 players. Good job that didn't apply this season!

But on a serious note how can that be possible? No idea of the finer details like how many young players can be included, but how can you have such a small squad? Premier league is 25, surly if they want to do this in EFL you do the same? A couple of injuries and you are in right trouble.

I know it probably won't apply to us for now, at least for one season, but it will improve the value of players like Hewitt and Clifton!
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April 8, 2021, 10:08pm
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I'd expect "home grown players"  (players brought through a youth system or under the age of 21) won't count towards the 20...but it's the EFL so who knows!
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PFA already saying they will challenge it in court if needs be due the possibility of a champ club having a dozen players they may have to pay under contract but cant use as not enough places to register them if they got relegated.
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