Football League Expansion

YESTERDAY the Football League announced plans to expand the professional game in England to five divisions of 20 teams for the 2019-20 season.

This would see the number of professional ‘League Clubs’ rise from 92 to 100. Not since the creation of the Premier League in the 1992-93 season would English Football have seen such a change.

At the moment there are 20 teams in the Premier League and 24 each in the Championship, League One and League Two. The 72 non-Premier League sides play 46 league games per season. This would drop to 38 in a 20-team league, but, it would mean fewer mid-week games.

For this proposal to go ahead, 90-per-cent of the 72 teams must support it at the Football League’s A.G.M. (Annual General Meeting) in June 2017.

There have been 92 League Clubs since 1950.

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