German FA Coronavirus proposal would see top teams in second division promoted
13 Mar 2020 08:36 am, by Ellandback1
Good Morning. It's Friday 13th March, and here are the latest headlines from Elland Road...
EFL latest on corona Virus
Following extensive talks between government officials and the FA / EFL, an agreement was reached that all remaining games would proceed as normal, albeit this could change in an instant!
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, rumours have been widespread that Football's governing body will slap a behind-closed-doors stadium ban on all remaining games of the 219/20 season.
German FA proposal to Corona Virus, would see Leeds automatically promoted
The German Football Association (Deutscher Fussball-Bund) are considering a proposal if the remaining games were called off, and the repercussions it would have.
According to German outlet Express.de, the proposition would mean there would be no Champion or no relegation from their top tier (Bundesliga). Instead, the top four teams from their second tier (our Championship) would all get promoted expanding their division from 18 to 22.
Obviously, the Premiership already have 20 teams, and only three teams would go up from the Championship, but that being the case, Leeds would be in the Premiership for the 2020/21 season.
Ekuban £9m target for Sottish giants Rangers
Ex Leeds flop Caleb Ekuban is a 9m target for Steven Gerrard's Rangers. The Scottish giants are keen to bring the Ghana International to Ibrox in the Summer. Since his £900,000 transfer to Turkish outfit Trabzonspor, Ekuban has netted eight times, with eight assists. Did we let Ekuban go too soon?