This week, defenders of English football have been
circling the wagons against a proposal that could destroy the game as we know
Plans are afoot, we have been told, to eliminate promotion
and relegation from the Premier League.
Foreign owners supposedly want to create an exclusive group
of carefree money-makers, unburdened by worldly concerns like finishing in
the bottom three.
And it has created quite the furore.
It has echoes of the '39th game' controversy, when the
suggestion of playing an extra Premier League game abroad was met with outrage.
That time it was Richard Scudamore whoRead More »from The evil threat that doesn’t exist