Repeal and Replace the FA work permit.
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It has been two years since the FA introduces its new work permit rules. The previous work permit rules had countries on FIFA's top 70 ranked on average for two years and involve playing for that country 75% of the time .Now its top 50 ranked countries only . Once it Use to have subjective panel hearings ,currently its scrapped.Now they have an exemption cost for players being bought over £10 million .
The main reasons for this new work permit :
To improve the quality of the league and English players.
Every football association have the right to make rules that will benefit and to improve their own local bred players. But I strongly believe that quality non european players are suffering from this new work permit policy . Take for example my country Jamaica .There's no doubt that aguably Andre Blake is one of best goalkeeper in CONCACAF.There's also no doubt that Kemar Lawrence is one of the best if not the best leftback currently in CONCACAF .Both players have been pursued by EPL clubs in the past but low FIFA ranking is the main reason why they ain't playing premiere league football . On the latest published FIFA ranking and the last for 2017 (December 21) ,Jamaica was ranked at 54 .Therefore those players don't have any chance in January's transfer window . Coincidentally the latest FIFA published list have six worldcup qualified teams are outside the top 50.They are : Nigeria (51),Panama (55) , Japan (57) ,Korea Republic (60) , Saudi Arabia (63) and Russia (64) .Therefore the EPL won't be getting any players of quality for any of these worldcup qualified teams .
Here's my recommendations that will make everyone happy including the FA.
Repeal and Replace
1. Countries top ranked 70.
2. Cut the exemption cost to £6 million .
3. Non EU players should only ply their trade in EPL or championship and not below.That stands to reason that even though a country is ranked in the top 70,they shouldn't be given the right to play in leagues lower than the championship. If one ain't good enough to be playing in the championship one doesn't deserve to be in England .
We the people demand action from the well reasoned,fairly new and different Greg Clarke.
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