Checkatrade Trophy to keep current format after Football League clubs’ vote


• Retention of 48-team format introduced this season gets majority backing
• Inclusion of Premier League youth sides has come under criticism

Premier League Under-21 teams are set to continue competing in the Checkatrade Trophy for the next two campaigns.

Clubs in League One and League Two have voted in favour of retaining top-flight youth sides in the competition (66.6%), meaning the retention of the 48-team knockout format which has come under criticism following its introduction ahead of this season.

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Source: Football News
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