P.E Issue Analysis Essay example

1375 Words Aug 26th, 2010 6 Pages
Should Salary caps be introduced into the English Premier League to make it more than a four team competition?
Since the beginning of the English Premier League there have been four major football teams which consist of Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea. In the last twenty years Manchester United have bagged twelve Premier League championships, Chelsea have won two, Liverpool have won two and Arsenal have won three. Other than Blackburn Rovers no other premier league football team has been able to even shake the outcome of the ladder and the dominance of these four teams cannot be underestimated. In recent times there has been talk about the English Premier League being a four team competition that is not nearly a fair
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Adam states “Small grants to lower league teams to be used to improve the infrastructure of their football clubs and invest in their young players. This improvement in lower league teams' ability to train potential football stars would eventually create an environment where the overall quality of players in all leagues would be raised.” This increase in quality throughout all leagues in England will eventually trickle through the premier league clubs. I believe English clubs will then not have to bring in big money foreigners but simply look into the championship and select the top quality players there. This is a brilliant idea to help start making the English premier league more fair and entertaining as the competition will be based around more than four “big named” teams. As you are miles over the word count, I would suggest removing most if not all of this. At least trim it down.
Steve Soldweldel a well known recent football manager and football journalist is all towards the talk about introducing a salary cap into the English Premier League. Steve believes that every team and all supporters except those of which barrack for Manchester United would benefit from a salary cap and budget when it comes to signing overseas players. Being EPL champions should come down to more than just how much money the owner of the club has. For example the owner of Manchester City Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan who is also the president of Arab…

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