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Premier League clubs ‘expected to vote on five substitute rule on September 3’

Premier League clubs ‘expected to vote on five substitute rule on September 3 as Manchester United, City, Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal push for it to be reinstated next season’

  • Premier League clubs are at war over the five substitute rule for next season
  • The International Football Association Board has left the decision to the league
  • The Premier League’s last vote on the matter fell in favour of traditional rules
  • A further vote is ‘expected on September 3’ as several clubs push for five subs 

Premier League clubs are expected to vote at a meeting on September 3 whether to reinstate the five substitution rule for this coming season. 

Clubs are at war over the decision after the International Football Association Board left the decision up to the leagues – with the Scottish Premier League already opting out. 

Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Arsenal and Premier League champions Liverpool are among those who are pushing for the rule to be implemented.

Premier League clubs are at war over whether or not to have substitutes next season

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