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Spanish clubs allowed five substitutions next season

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Clubs in Spain's top two divisions will be able to make five substitutions for the entirety of the upcoming season after the national soccer federation (RFEF) said on Tuesday it had approved a request from the league to extend the rule change.

FILE PHOTO: La Liga Santander – Real Madrid v Alaves

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MADRID: Clubs in Spain's top two divisions will be able to make five substitutions for the entirety of the upcoming season after the national soccer federation (RFEF) said on Tuesday it had approved a request from the league to extend the rule change.

The change was brought in by the game's global rule-making body IFAB last season when competitions resumed after being disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, in order to reduce the burden on players due to congested fixture lists.

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IFAB has since extended the five substitutions rule until August 2021, althoughRead More – Source

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