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EFL Statement: Five Substitutes

More changes can be made for remainder of 2020/21 campaign

18 November 2020

EFL

Following consultation with clubs, the EFL board has agreed to increase the permitted number of substitutes to five in all Sky Bet EFL fixtures taking place from 12 noon on Friday, November 20 for the remainder of the 2020/21 season.

Regulation 33.4 has been amended to permit:

• Championship clubs to name up to nine substitutes in their matchday squad, with five permitted to take to the pitch in any fixture.
• League One and League Two clubs can name up to seven substitutes in their matchday squad, again with five permitted to take to the pitch.


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