England football governing body, The Football Association (FA) have proposed the introduction of B teams into the Football League in order to improve the England international side.
The FA outlined the potential changes in the Chairman's England Commission Report, released on Thursday.
proposals suggest creating a fifth tier of the Football League - League
Three - for the 2016-17 season which would include Premier League B
teams, as well as the top sides from the Conference.
Greg Dyke, the man driving forward the reforms, feels the introduction
of B teams would allow England's young stars to play regular,
competitive football with a view to progressing into the national team
Basically, the central plank of Dyke's
revolution, with the 82-page findings unveiled by the FA chairman at
Wembley on Thursday afternoon
would see the top flight having the opportunity to play in that new
fifth tier or the Conference.
would be promotion and relegation across all four divisions but B teams
would not be able to rise above League One or play in the FA Cup.