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EFL increase number of substitutes permitted


AFC Bournemouth AFC Bournemouth

Following consultation with clubs, the EFL Board has agreed to increase the permitted number of substitutes to five in all fixtures taking place from this weekend.

Championship clubs will be able to name up to nine substitutes in their matchday squad, with five permitted onto the pitch during each fixture.

As per Project Restart, each team will have a maximum of three opportunities (excluding half time) to make substitutions during the match.

The changes will be in place for the remainder of the 2020/21 season and be in place for this weekend’s game against Reading.

Important information for season ticket holders and international supporters regarding streaming for the fixture can be found here.


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