Understanding Premiere League’s New Rosters

Posted by admin | League Rules | Wednesday 18 August 2010 3:39 pm

Understanding the Premier League’s new 25-man rule is apparently quite the arduous task for many players, managers and fans who have flung themselves into a full-fledged hissy fit. Common misconception is that it will greatly change the game on the field and limit a team’s options towards putting together the best possible product on the field. In reality, these changes have specific caveats and clauses to ease any restriction felt by club management and to ensure that football’s most esteemed players will still find work, likely even staying put with their current club. Here is a look at a few of the details of the much bally-hooed 25 man roster rule you might not have been aware of.’Under 21′ Clause While the rule’s limitations do prohibit rosters with more than 25 players, this total does not include players under 21, meaning that up-and-coming stars can easily find work and will not push out savvy veterans whose peak of play may rest just behind them. (more…)