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Re: The 3G pitch debate
Posted by: coltran
Date: 27/12/2017 21:45
Man in the Midlands
Yes they should be relegated if the will not fulfill Football League rules. It would be unfair on teams promoted from NL north/south to be denied their rightful promotion by teams who will not comply to FL rules.

Well said mate. A point that seems obvious now you mention it

It still doesn't make sense really. If we are expecting National League clubs to behave as League 2 clubs, why the hell are we allowing them to play in the National League with plastic pitches?
Also, if they win promotion to League 2 and are basically denied promotion, why aren't they effectively relegated to the National League (where plastic pitches are allowed) instead of National North or South. In my opinion, the thinking behind this crazy state of affairs is badly skewed. Also any club suffering relegation (effectively a double relegation) to National North/South under these circumstances would surely have such a decision overthrown in a Court of Law on business grounds. Usually, in the courts, common sense and fairness prevails.

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