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RUFC - Play-Offs

RUFC - Play-Offs

Seeing Gillingham and Shrewsbury getting ready for the League Two Play-Off Final at Wembley next week are you feeling just a little bit jealous? Don`t you wish it was the Millers in one of those teams` place? Or don`t you agree with the play-off system?

Before the 80`s there was the old system of teams being promoted - whether it be two, three or four changing places in the leagues. If that had still been the case, Alan Knill`s Bury would have gone up automatically this season, having three more points than Gillingham. As it is, they missed out on their chance to go up after losing to Shrewsbury, on penalties, in the play-off semi.

What do you think of the play-offs? Should it be like the old way and teams go up automatically. Do you think the play-off`s are just a money making scheme? It`s probably a good thing for the clubs involved in the play-offs. Extra money comes from the gate receipts and the television coverage. But, should that be?

What are your thoughts on the play-offs?



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Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Saturday May 16 2009
Time: 7:53PM

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