Vital Football

Latest Doncaster Rovers News

DRFC - League back home grown talent rule

DRFC - League back home grown talent rule

The 72 Football League clubs have backed a new rule proposed by the Football League Board that will ensure at least four players will be classed as 'home grown' in each matchday squad of sixteen.

The new rule was passed at an EGM at Derby County today, and will come into effect from the start of the 2009/10 season.

It means that a minimum of four players in a matchday sixteen must have been registered domestically for at least three seasons prior to their 21st birthday.

The new rule means that players will be considered 'home grown' regardless of their nationality, and is in line with UEFA's preferred approach as opposed to FIFA's '6+5' proposal, which the league believe may not be possible under European law.

Speaking to the Football League's official website, FL Chairman Lord Mawhinney said: 'I would like to compliment Football League clubs for having the foresight to make changes that will benefit the wider game.

'League clubs are at the forefront of developing young playing talent for the domestic game and are investing more than £40m a season in this important area.

'As a result of today's vote, those players being developed will have a greater chance to demonstrate their talent at first team level.'




Join Vital Doncaster Rovers!

With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!

You can even win prizes, by posting articles comments, posting on the message forum and voting on the polls.

Vital is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.

So why not join Vital today?

It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved

Message Board

To visit the message board, click here.

Get involved

This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Doncaster .




Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Thursday December 18 2008
Time: 7:25PM

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

DRFC Rotherham United v Doncaster Rovers Highlights

Highlights from the South Yorkshire derby match between Rotherham United and Doncaster Rovers on Saturday

DRFC Ferguson - A Terrible Way To Lose A Game

Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Ferguson says it was an awful way to lose the game to the last kick of the match in the thirteenth minute of injury time

Injury Time Goals Beat Rovers In Yorkshire Derby

Doncaster Rovers conceded twice in injury time as inform Rotherham United came from behind to secure the South Yorkshire bragging rights in a 2-1 win.

Doncaster looked well set to record a firs

Stats: Rotherham United v Doncaster Rovers

All the stats from Rotherham United (2) vs (1) Doncaster Rovers, New York Stadium, 24/02/18 3pm Att: 11,725

Doncaster Rovers Archived Articles

Vital Donny articles from

Site Journalists

DonnyEd
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man of the Match v Rotherham?
Suggested By:
Marosi16%
Alcock28%
Anderson14%
Boyle0%
Mason0%
Whiteman0%
Coppinger28%
Rowe0%
Beestio0%
0%
14%
0%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Doncaster Rovers Results (view all)

Doncaster Rovers Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.1879Rovers9
2.DonnyEd1
Write for Vital Football