Should the English Premier League institute a playoff system?

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  1. lions44 profile image97
    lions44posted 5 years ago

    Should the English Premier League institute a playoff system?

    I think it would be great to have a four-team playoff in the EPL.  Make two divisions and have a mini tournament. Top two teams in each division play each other. I know purists would be angry but that's their problem.  Both the MLB and the NFL have expanded their playoffs over the years and are better for it.

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  2. Alex Brockie profile image81
    Alex Brockieposted 5 years ago

    No, I like the league format that is currently in place

  3. Thomas Swan profile image95
    Thomas Swanposted 5 years ago

    Absolutely not, and to call that a "purist" mentality is to make it look like the minority view. It's the common view that English football shouldn't become like American sports. The English and Americans have vastly different expectations for their sports. That's why American sports aren't very popular in the UK.

    1. lions44 profile image97
      lions44posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I'm thrilled two guys from the UK were the first commenters. My point is that change is inevitable. It may take a decade, but it will happen. Sort of a radical; I would tinker with the offside rule, winnning on aggregate (tourneys), etc. Thx.

 
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