League move to end draws
The football league have made a move to end draws, with every league game ending in stalemate going to penalties.
Lord Brian Mawhinney told the press: 'I suggested that for drawn matches each team gets a point and then maybe the team that wins a penalty shoot-out gets an extra point. Managers may hate shoot-outs but fans love them.'
While Burley added: 'I have to say I think it's a ridiculous suggestion.
'Draws are part and parcel of the game - I know in America they don't agree with draws but it's part of the culture of football and you get points for a draw as well as a win.
'I really do think this is crazy. They're looking for things to try and change, which are not necessary, and once you start changing things like that you're going to ruin the game.'
Do you agree with Mawhinney or Burley? Why not add your comments to the debate by making an article comment below.
Join Vital Saints
To visit the Vital Saints message board, click here.
This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Saint.