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Clubs will revert to seven substitutes
9:30am Saturday 2nd June 2012 in United News
FOOTBALL League clubs have voted in favour of the reintroduction of seven substitutes from next season.
Another motion to be passed was the encouraging of sportsmanship and curbing of gamesmanship.
Clubs agreed to instruct managers, coaches and players to discourage actions which bring the game’s reputation into disrepute, such as showing disrespect to match officials, diving/simulation, time wasting and feigning injury.
The League will request that referees support this initiative next season by acting more robustly against obstructing the quick taking of free-kicks and stealing ground at throw-ins.
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