With the IFAB deciding that domestic competitions can choose to continue having an extra two substitutes on the bench next season, a number of arguments have been raised as to why it’s a bad idea. Jack Donnelly looks at both sides of the ruling to see how the five-sub rule could affect football next season.
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As the Premier League season begins to come to an end, it seems as though none of the chasing pack want to finish in the top four, as Chelsea, Leicester and Manchester United all dropped points at the weekend. Meanwhile, everyone in danger of relegation picked up vital wins, with Norwich being relegated in the process.
Gameweek 35+ blew both the top four race and the relegation battle wide open, with Chelsea and Leicester suffering losses and Bournemouth and Aston Villa picking up massive wins in their quest for survival.
In the latest edition of Behind the Byline, Jack Donnelly interviews Liam Twomey, Chelsea writer and podcaster for The Athletic.
ENRG Sport’s Behind the Byline returns, as Seán McGill interviews Craig Fowler, a regular writer for The Scotsman and a panellist on A View From the Terrace.
Gregor Kerr speaks to Mark Crane, who has caddied on the European Tour, all four major tournaments and the Ryder Cup, to find out more about one of golf’s most important jobs.