Premier League to introduce five substitutions per match from next season | Football News

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Premier League clubs have agreed to five substitutes being permitted per match from next season.

Top-flight clubs voted in favour of the substitution rule change at a shareholder meeting of all 20 Premier League clubs on Thursday.

Five substitutes were originally introduced in May 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, but reverted back to three subs for the 2020/21 season and this campaign.

Previously, teams had voted against the introduction of five substitutes on several occasions in the past two years.

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