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Oh right, the onerous professional league standards written solely with closed leagues in mind.
Or done the sensible thing and regionalised more at the third level.
Who, Newcastle United?
If a third-level team is travelling that far, then the league in question is poorly structured, closed or not.
Actually, the purported instability of the English lower divisions is being used as a "cudgel" by some anti pro/rel folks on here versus closed...
Perhaps she was working in order to keep her head above water and pay her bills?
There are a lot of good stats in that article as to just how the expanded Champions League has skewed things.
The pretty much inevitable result of the expanded Champions League. And next to nothing to do with pro/rel.
Do keep up. The discussion was about the claim that pro/rel creates more instability than closed leagues. That then led to the claim regarding...
How so? Plenty of clubs manage just fine with that level of support.
You'd better ask Jason Ma, not me. I was merely replying to his post that went all Blackburn Rovers on us. Also, "odd" you didn't complain when...
Who was the last team to play at the second level in England and subsequently be liquidated? How many second level teams in the closed league US...
Please provide evidence that pro/rel increases the instability in minor leagues over closed minor leagues.
That may or may not be "the only reason", but my point is that it does. You just can't pretend Iowa is about just the tiny number of delegates at...
You don't think that Iowa was a lot more important to Buttigieg than the tiny number of delegates on offer?
When in Rome... :p
What's wrong with risk taking? It's what most businesses do at some point. In fact, it's one of the things that makes capitalism vibrant rather...
You didn't answer the question at all but merely obfuscated.
The point of the question is to remind some of the anti pro/rel folks on here that...
I asked you a pretty straightforward question that you haven't answered - how many lower division US teams have disappeared over the last 20 years?
Comparing one country against pretty much every country in the world combined is pretty much an epic statistical fail.
Please point out where I said that.
Also, how many lower division US teams have disappeared over the last 20 years?
If England did away with pro/rel, over time a lot of teams, way in excess of what has happened in the last quarter of a century, would simply...
It certainly seems some on here want to bury their heads in the sand as to how many minor league teams disappear in the US.
You did, however, claim this was Huddersfield Town's plan. How's it working out?