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Premier League teams agree to 5 subs starting 2022-23

Premier League teams will be able to use five substitutions per game beginning next season in a change announced following Thursday’s shareholders meeting. The switch to five subs — up from three — brings the Premier League in line with other major competitions in Europe. The league had used five subs as a temporary measure when play resumed in 2020 following the league’s mid-season suspension because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The International Football Association Board had extended the changes before a permanent decision was made in October to keep the option of using five substitutes in place. The Premier League, however, had decided against using the IFAB recommendations for the 2020-21 season and instead reverted back to three substitutions. “Clubs agreed to change the rules relati...