LONDON (AP)—Some of the Premier League’s foreign owners want to abolish
the relegation and promotion system, a senior English soccer executive said
With half the Premier League’s 20 clubs under foreign ownership, League
Managers’ Association chief executive Richard Bevan said many owners would like
to emulate the American system, where the major professional sports leagues have
no relegation. if more teams are sold to overseas investors they could force a
dramatic change to the rules.
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