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Oldsmobile-88

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In RaWZ we trust....Amen.
The L1 clubs are holding a meeting today to discuss their division which will have a impact the decision made by L2 clubs last Friday.

Let’s hope there is a bit of common sense & not what we have seen recently.Clubs threatening to sue the League,bickering endlessly over promotion/relegation formulas.
You wonder,in a global pandemic and an economic crisis,if some in the game truly realise how self-obsessed and tiresome it all looks.
 

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The L1 clubs are holding a meeting today to discuss their division which will have a impact the decision made by L2 clubs last Friday.

Let’s hope there is a bit of common sense & not what we have seen recently.Clubs threatening to sue the League,bickering endlessly over promotion/relegation formulas.
You wonder,in a global pandemic and an economic crisis,if some in the game truly realise how self-obsessed and tiresome it all looks.
My fear is that they will agree to only relegate 2 clubs i.e. Bolton & Southend, who are so far adrift they can't really argue. With a replacement for Bury also required that would mean just 3 teams being promoted & the L2 play offs not taking place.
If they want to relegate 3 teams there will be opposition from the likes of Tranmere, AFC Wimbledon etc.
 

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My fear is that they will agree to only relegate 2 clubs i.e. Bolton & Southend, who are so far adrift they can't really argue. With a replacement for Bury also required that would mean just 3 teams being promoted & the L2 play offs not taking place.
If they want to relegate 3 teams there will be opposition from the likes of Tranmere, AFC Wimbledon etc.
To be honest League Two couldn't complain at that given that they agreed not to relegate anyone themselves. And yes I realise that screws us over.
 

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My fear is that they will agree to only relegate 2 clubs i.e. Bolton & Southend, who are so far adrift they can't really argue. With a replacement for Bury also required that would mean just 3 teams being promoted & the L2 play offs not taking place.
If they want to relegate 3 teams there will be opposition from the likes of Tranmere, AFC Wimbledon etc.
They’d still probably want their cake and eat it though by having their own playoffs... that’s why I say the EFL has to act as one!
 

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To be honest League Two couldn't complain at that given that they agreed not to relegate anyone themselves. And yes I realise that screws us over.
The ideal solution would be to promote the top two, and then have playoffs for teams in 3rd to 6th. Argyle would be delighted (snigger)
 

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Ultimately I fear promotion/relegation will be decided in the courts. Surely the FA will have the final say on the Football Pyramid ? You are not going to get the situation where individual divisions make different decisions. It has to be uniform within the top five Steps of the English pyramid, so either it will be either promotion and relegation or none. With the eye watering sums of money involved at the top of the game I can't see how there can fail to be legal challenges, particularly if the deciison is to not have p & r.

Just one more illustration of how the game we grew to love being destroyed by money and greed . And I am particularly saddened and disappointed with League 2 "wanting their cake and eating it" with the resolution for no relegation to the Conference but still promotion to League 1.
#notinmyname.
 

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To be honest League Two couldn't complain at that given that they agreed not to relegate anyone themselves. And yes I realise that screws us over.
That sounds like the best compromise even if does mean we lose out.
Still, a chance to go up as Champions next season.
 
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