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Dutch FA Considering Restructuring Club Football From '18-19 Onward

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 27 / 16

The Dutch FA (KNVB) is considering "new structural reforms of its domestic club football with the aim of redesigning the Eredivisie," the second division and the Dutch cup from the '18-19 season onward, according to Samindra Kunti of INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. From the '16-17 season professional an...

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