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Last Updated: Thursday February 07 2008 16:35 GMT

Top footie games could go global


Football bosses are considering a plan that could see some Premier League matches played in other countries.

All 20 football clubs agreed to look at extending the season to 39 games at a meeting in London on Thursday.

The plan would mean every team would have to play an extra match each season in countries like America and China.

But some people think football fans in the UK will be against the idea, despite the extra games making more money for the clubs.

It's thought cities in Asia, Middle East and North America will be interested in hosting the games.

If the proposal gets the go-ahead, the changes could come into force in two years' time.

But its unlikely the decision will be taken before the Premier League's annual summer meeting in June.


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