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Foreign owners oppose relegation

October 17, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
League Managers' Association chief executive Richard Bevan has warned some foreign owners of Premier League clubs want to scrap relegation from the top flight.

With the number of foreign owners increasing in recent years, Bevan is concerned their growing numbers could see them succeed in forcing through a vote to abolish relegation and promotion.

Bevan is hoping that can be prevented by the recent parliamentary inquiry into football governance, which recommended the Football ...

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