JLP wrote:Elessar wrote:I think that other European countries, which tend not to have replays, don't have the same issues with fixture congestion. There's therefore no incentive for UEFA to change the format of its competitions. Ultimately, English players playing more matches in a season than their international counterparts is something to bear in mind every 2 years when we expect them to go out and play a summer tournament after a gruelling long season.
True but considering that many of the top foreign players play in the Premier League, they seem to manage.
Well, who won the last two World Cups?
Not that many Germans playing outside of Germany, and not that many Spaniards outside of Spain (especially not in 2010).