Premier League power grab sparks major conflict in English top-flight and EFL


By Matt Hughes and Mike Keegan For The Daily Mail

22:31 11 Oct 2020, updated 07:52 12 Oct 2020

  • Plans for the game-changing ‘Project Big Picture’ were announced on Sunday  
  • Liverpool and Man United want to reduce the size of the top-flight from 20 to 18 
  • Proposals have also been made to scrap the League Cup and Community Shield
  • The ‘Big Six’ met on Thursday to discuss plans to change football in England
  • As many as six other top-flight teams would reject a smaller league completely 

The Premier League descended into civil war on Sunday following the emergence of secret plans for a radical restructure of the top flight hatched by Liverpool and Manchester United.

On an extraordinary day, the Premier League executive also launched a scathing attack on EFL chairman Rick Parry for supporting Project Big Picture, which would cut the division to 18 clubs, restrict relegation and give

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Premier League at war! ‘Big Six’ power grab sparks major conflict in top-flight and Football League

The Premier League descended into civil war on Sunday following the emergence of secret plans for a radical restructure of the top flight hatched by Liverpool and Manchester United.

On an extraordinary day, the Premier League executive also launched a scathing attack on EFL chairman Rick Parry for supporting Project Big Picture, which would cut the division to 18 clubs, restrict relegation and give the Big Six unfettered power to make further changes.

The Government condemned those involved for indulging in a ‘backroom deal that would create a closed shop at the top of the game’.

The Premier League went into civil war as plans for ‘Project Big Picture’ were revealed 

Liverpool, ran by John W Henry (left), are looking to reduce the league from 20 teams to 18

Liverpool, ran by John W Henry (left), are looking to reduce the league from 20 teams to 18

The open hostility of the Premier League and many of their clubs to proposals developed by Liverpool owner John Henry and

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Hotels in and around the Capital Region are largely booked with leaf peepers and National Grid crews. Thus, the 46,000 National Grid and 130 NYSEG customers still without power as of late Friday afternoon who were hoping to book a room for a night or two until their electricity is restored after Wednesday’s thunderstorm are having to make a lot of calls to book a room.

“I’ve been told that 600 rooms were needed for work crews,” said Jill Delaney, president and CEO of Discover Albany. “That’s not typical, but they couldn’t double up because of COVID. Each crew person needs an individual space. But there are still some (hotels)

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