Premier League update on substitutes
The Premier League has issued the following statement on Thursday...
“The League will now apply for permission from IFAB, via the FA, to take part in the trial, which could be implemented as early as January 2021.
“The League’s Medical Working Group will meet on Friday to further consider the protocols and their implementation following the publication of guidance by IFAB and FIFA.
“Shareholders also approved an amendment to Premier League rules to increase the number of substitutes a club may include in their team sheet from seven to nine, from Match Round 14 in Season 2020/21 only.“