Saturday, 11 June 2016

 

So Far, We Know Six Clubs Voted Against League's EFL Trophy Proposals

1:18 pm Saturday, 11 June 2016
Following Friday afternoon's less-than well received announcement that sixteen Barclays Premier League Academy and/or Under 21s teams will be entering next season's EFL Trophy, several English Football League clubs have revealed that they voted against the proposals.
Following Friday afternoon's less-than well received announcement that sixteen Barclays Premier League Academy and/or Under 21s teams will be entering next season's EFL Trophy, several English Football League clubs have revealed that they voted against the proposals.

Reports on Twitter suggest that AFC Wimbledon, Accrington Stanley, Hartlepool United, Luton Town, Port Vale, and Portsmouth all voted against the proposals, with several other sides, including Jon Whitney's Walsall, yet to confirm how they voted.

"EFL Clubs have agreed, at their 2016 summer conference, to pilot a new format for the EFL Trophy as part of their ongoing commitment to creating more and better home grown players."
VIA | EFL.COM

The proposals, which can be seen by clicking here, will see the EFL Trophy expanded to include sixteen Barclays Premier League Academy/U21 sides, and were voted on at the EFL's AGM, which has been taking place in Portugal.

THIS POST WILL BE UPDATED AS MORE CLUBS REVEAL THEIR VIEWS ON THE EFL TROPHY PROPOSALS

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