Date: 20th March 2007 at 6:55pm
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Liverpool’s manager, Rafael Benitez says that the reserve system in England does not work and does not benefit the younger players. He has the idea that Premiership clubs’ reserve sides should be allowed to play in the football league to aid the progress of the youth players.

Rotherham United’s caretaker manager, Mark Robins, is against the idea. He told TEAMTalk, ‘this is something that happens in Spain, and it would not be ideal for us. It would stop the ‘big’ teams loaning out players to the smaller clubs and it would affect us. You look to the Premiership teams to bolster your squad and so I don’t think it would be of any benefit to the lower league clubs at all.’