Football League to scrap draws?

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14th, March 2007

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Penalty

The Football League board is to consider a proposal to scrap draws and decide matches by penalty shoot-outs according to the BBC. Obviously they’ve gone completely mental. The idea will be discussed by Football League chairmen and chief executives at a board meeting on Thursday.
There is no indication as to when this could happen if it ever gets the green light. Gunners gaffer Arsene Wenger said: "I saw this in my first year managing in Japan it did not have spectacular results."
He added: "In extra-time they played a sudden death goal and if no-one scored they had penalties. The draw is part

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  1. fb says:

    sounds like the Americans taking over

  2. Auz says:

    They tried that in MLS in the first couple of years it was running. It never worked well and they scrapped it and went back to draws.

  3. Jim says:

    Ian Holloway’s responce on Sky Sports News last night was legendary…worth keeping an eye out for!