15 Jul '11, 5pm

Football: Premier League amends rules after selection rows: LONDON: The English Premier League on Friday moved t...

LONDON: The English Premier League on Friday moved to end the controversy over clubs fielding weakened sides by announcing managers will be free to pick any combination of players from their 25-man squads next season. Both Blackpool and Wolves have fallen foul of Premier League rule E.20, which states that "in every league match, each participating club shall field a full-strength team". The league has now relaxed the rule, meaning managers will be free to choose from their senior squad and, if need be, their additional pool of "home-grown" Under-21 talent. They could still be punished, however, if they are deemed to have selected too many younger players from outside their 25-man squad. Blackpool were fined £25 000 last season after making 10 changes for a match at Aston Villa before reverting to their supposedly stronger line-up for a trip to relegation rivals West Ham i...

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