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Re: The 3G pitch debate
Posted by: Matt34
Date: 28/12/2017 22:44
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But say Tranmere finish 2nd behind Sutton, just for the sake of the argument. Would we all really agree in such a situation that Tranmere shouldn't go up automatically (and that fewer teams should be promoted into League 2) just because Sutton participated while knowing that they couldn't actually be promoted with a fake pitch?

In that case Tranmere would get promoted and one L2 team would go down. Sutton would be allowed into the playoffs but not allowed promotion if they won the final. If Two clubs with a 3G pitch got into the top two neither would go up, both 1st would be replaced by 3rd, 2nd ends up in the playoffs and is denied promotion if they win the final, but then the clubs with 3G pitches would be able to play in the playoffs to be able to get monies together from the playoffs to help them finance the pitch alterations, needed to get promotion.

It's the rules as it stands; a bit like buying a £2 lottery ticket then expecting the petrol station or supermarket or whoever, to give you £16,000,000 from that branch, when it says that any amount over X must be claimed off the promoters.

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