Wolves to enter Premier League B
Wolverhampton Wanderers look set to enter the an all new Premier League B division.
Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore has revealed plans to scrap the current Under-21 league format and create a new B League.
The B league will be an Under-23 division with four over age players allowed in the squad.
The entrants will involve all the teams currently in the Under-21 league, with category one Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP).
Scudamore's plan is to broadcast games from the main club stadiums, giving the division a more competitive edge.
"The Under-21 League isn`t where it needs to be in terms of meaningful competition,"
"The challenge of developing English talent to play in the Premier League is how do you get them from Under-18s into first-team squads?
"It`s such a huge leap. You have to have the transition phase, the 'professional development phase`.
"The minute you call it 'Under-21` people think it`s no use.
"It needs a better name. We need proper kick-off times, using main stadiums - anything to create an experience more like the first team so it doesn`t come as such a shock." said Scudamore.
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