I don’t see how this cap is proportionate. Any decent player in League One and Two will run down their contract because their club won’t be able to offer them terms they can get in the Championship or abroad, despite the restraints on trade that may come into effect, so the gap gets wider and wider. Finlay’s Monday Report: Is the performance important when we claim all three points? The Bundesliga is fun and (when fans were able to attend games) the atmosphere at Bundesliga stadiums seem like the most fun in the world, but exactly how interested can one be when everyone knows Bayern Munich is going to win? Gallery: The 30 best soccer players of the 2010s (Larry Brown Sports), Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Florida schools reopened en masse, but a surge in coronavirus didn't follow, a USA TODAY analysis found, Walmart has reportedly picked 2 gas-station billionaire brothers as preferred bidders for Asda, its $8.4 billion UK grocery chain. That doesn’t mean big teams can’t spend elsewhere to try and entice players but corralling the spending on players, one of the biggest expenditures in European soccer, would tighten the gap. Imagine if this was applied to the retail sector. Talking Points: A win’s a win, but Sunderland can’t expect to win every week playing like that.

For us, it potentially makes the competition harder, and more difficult to escape from. This latest farce from the EFL proves yet again what a bunch of spineless numpties they really are. Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. Right now, there is no cap so realistically there’s no limit to how much a player can be paid. 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018 2016-2017 2015-2016 2014-2015 2013-2014 2012-2013 2011-2012 Yet with the end of free movement of labour between the UK and the remaining EU member states looming on 1st January 2021, the risk of young Jonny from Hartlepool United being tempted abroad rather than signing for us will be reduced significantly as the requirement for international caps to earn immigration points will surely be reciprocated by our former partners. Browse our online application for MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, EPL, or MLS player contracts, salaries, transactions, and more. We’re in a great position to win on a slightly more level playing field without the temptation to spend-spend-spend our way out of trouble - a strategy that has failed time and again. Yes, we’re primarily talking about millionaires (at least for many of the starters) but given they can really only have this type of earning power until their mid-30s, and in exchange have no private life, have to deal with the media (and tabloids), and (depending on one’s ethnicity or nationality) racist fans, suddenly making millions to kick a ball around isn’t that egregious. Unlike the United States, if a team wants to pay a player $150 million/year to play for them, there’s nothing stopping them from doing that. We have the best facilities, the best stadium, the biggest support and most illustrious history of any club outside the EPL. Also, by disabling these cookies you will also disable banner ads served by Google Adsense on this website.. For more information about these items, view our complete privacy policy.Read More. Leicester knew that if they made one wrong move that season and any of the other teams had made a few right moves, they wouldn’t have won the title. We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audiences come from. Therefore, we lose assets of value for nothing. Organizers tried to appease everyone by instituting Financial Fair Play, where teams could only spend money based on revenue they raised over a three year period.

How many other ways can Sunderland be penalised and still remain on course to sail back to the promised land? So, we assembled a panel of five writers to give their views on the rights and wrongs of the new rules. For now, as we seek to improve week by week, that’s good enough. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalised web experience. Our travelling support is legendary and it would be kicking ourselves in the teeth to make the Lads play in front of entirely hostile crowds without our voices behind them. Salary Cap!? We’ve already been shafted, with them ending the league early, so is this just another attempt to make sure we stay in this division and continue to be a cash cow. If Man United spends £80 million on a flop, it’s “c’est la vie” for them and they’ll just spend big money the next transfer window in the hopes of finally getting it right. There’s no promotion or relegation, and there’s only the English Super League that offers a potential transfer opportunity. It would appear not, if they need to bring in even more restrictions.