Premier league knows, from next season two direct degradanten

From next season, to degrade the numbers seventeen and eighteen of the Premier league directly to the Kitchen Champion of a Division, as is the Wednesday announced. And this season, gold, only for the club which below ended.

The measure would in fact only in 2020 to enter, but with the consent of all of the clubs early taken. This means that the numbers one and two of the Kitchen Champion Division therefore, directly promote.

For the club, as sixteenth in the Premier league ends, the situation is unchanged. This means that a team in the play-offs with clubs from the Kitchen Champion Division must compete for enforcement. It is not yet known how the interpretation of the play-offs by the change exactly like.

The measures to be implemented as a “contribution to the improvement of the quality of the Eredivisie and Dutch football”, reports the Premier league. The earlier decision to the promotion and degradatieregeling between the First and Second Division in the season 2019/2020 to freeze, remain even though.

This season relegated NAC Breda as hekkensluiter of the Premier league to the second level of the Netherlands. FC Twente became champion in the Kitchen Champion Division and was awarded a phd.

FC Twente was last season champion of the Kitchen Champion Division and after a year back in the Premier league. (Photo: Pro Shots)

Clubs get more space for European duels

At the other measures from the new season of power are, this is mainly down to the fact that clubs have more room for European performance. As streams of clubs, the group stage of the Champions League or Europa League to reach until after the winter break in the last 32 clubs in the TOTE KNVB Cup.

Also, there is more flexibility in adjusting game days and starting times of Premier-league-matches to clubs any more rest for European duels.

Last season, there was much to do to shifts in the Eredivisie-match schedule. The BOARD amended the program several times to Champions League participant, Ajax to meet, but not all clubs were happy with it.

Be further from the season 2019/2020 under more mediagelden and European income something more equitably distributed, that the financial gap between the top and the smaller clubs in the Eredivisie and Kitchen Champion Division smaller.

Measures Eredivisie by 2019/2020

  • Numbers seventeen and eighteen relegate from Eredivisie.
  • Clubs in European group stage play, flow only after winter break in TOTO KNVB Cup.
  • More flexibility in the setting of game days and start times.
  • Fairer distribution mediagelden (solidarity increases by 10 percent).
  • Clubs that European play, distribute a portion of revenues (5 percent in group stage and 3.75 per cent in the knock-out stages), among other clubs.
  • Clubs with youth programs with international status (Ajax, AZ, Feyenoord, PSV, FC Utrecht and Vitesse) cannot be more together removed.
  • of solidariteitsgelden that Eredivisie clubs of UEFA (15 percent), going to clubs-in Kitchen Champion Division.

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