FA May Limit Foreign Players in English Premier League

FA chairman Greg Dyke has proposed that each team should only be allowed to have a maximum of two non-European Union players so that home talent can be bolstered.

updated: May 08, 2014 20:41 IST
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London: England's Football Association said on Thursday that it wants to limit the number of non-European Union players in Premier League teams to two in a bid to bolster home-grown talent. (Note: Adjoining image for representational purpose)

A report produced by a commission set up by FA chairman Greg Dyke also proposed an overhaul of the work permit system and the creation of a new division for Premier League 'B teams'.

The work permit proposals include a blanket ban on non-European Union players for clubs outside the top flight, bringing England in line with other European countries.

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