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drwhoman

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the teams with plenty of signings have their owners money so I doubt they would be too concerned as it is only around 1 month without crowds if things go to.plan.
I agree. Forest Green have signed a lot of players but hey are an owner’s plaything. He will not be spending big money in the context of his wealth. How about Fair Play rules in the EFL! Oh hang on. You get round them by hiring top briefs and going to a general sport judicial body!
 

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I agree. Forest Green have signed a lot of players but hey are an owner’s plaything. He will not be spending big money in the context of his wealth. How about Fair Play rules in the EFL! Oh hang on. You get round them by hiring top briefs and going to a general sport judicial body!
Any players under 21 their wages will not count towards the salary cap, think fg have signed a couple in that category so.maybe a smart move.
 
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the teams with plenty of signings have their owners money so I doubt they would be too concerned as it is only around 1 month without crowds if things go to.plan.
But clubs who are not wealthy have also been dishing out contracts. And even FGR and Mansfield don't have an infinite amount of money to waste.

One month without crowds is a best case scenario, and even when crowds do return it will be with only 30% capacity for the foreseeable future.
 
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I agree RLC although Vince is allegedly worth 100m. I think your second paragraph is the more telling one. Many clubs will be struggling as the season progresses and, who knows, we might see the return of the part time player in L2.
 
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Hearing that Macclesfield have been wound up. Such a shame, and I dont think they will be the last....
I agree. Macc have been in some sort of trouble for a while, the latest setback has tipped them over the edge. Most other clubs will have survival plans, but most will depend on crowds some time soon. If there is a second wave leading to another lockdown, as is highly likely, spectator sport will be the first to suffer. So, I think we will lose two or three more before next May.

My prediction is that the EPL will continue, as may the Championship, but I don’t expect Leagues One and Two to complete the coming season. Hope I’m wrong, but I can’t see it.
 
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