There aren’t any plans to increase the Premier League season to 39 video games and play matches overseas, Sky Sports activities Information has been instructed.
Golf equipment are, nevertheless, discussing the potential of extra aggressive pre-season matches being staged internationally.
In 2008, proposals had been put in place for a thirty ninth recreation – an additional Premier League match that may be included within the total league desk, however can be staged overseas.
Regardless of plenty of high golf equipment voicing help for the thought, with the potential to open up new advertising and marketing and broadcast revenues internationally, there was widespread condemnation of the thought by FIFA, supporter teams, and most managers.
Some newspaper experiences on Monday advised the proposal of the thirty ninth recreation is now again on the agenda.
However Sky Sports activities Information has been instructed that the proposals (which had been mentioned in final week’s Premier League shareholders assembly, however that are nonetheless at a really early stage) are centered on attempting to make pre-season matches extra aggressive, while additionally probably opening up profitable new worldwide markets.
Membership executives are taking a look at pre-season competitions resembling the present Asia Trophy, to see whether or not there may be scope for comparable tournaments elsewhere, involving extra Premier League golf equipment.