EFL confirm that five substitutions will be reintroduced for the rest of 2020-21

The EFL has this lunchtime released the following statement after several managers, including the Hatters' Nathan Jones, called for the reintroduction of the extra substitutions that were permitted during football's restart in June to account for the volume of matches played in a short period of time and to limit the risk of player injury...


Following consultation with Clubs, the EFL Board has agreed to increase the permitted number of substitutes to five in all Sky Bet EFL fixtures taking place from 12 noon on Friday 20 November for the remainder of the 2020/21 season.

Regulation 33.4 has been amended to permit:

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