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Crystal Palace: Football fans react to Simon Jordan’s call for Premier League winter break

Crystal Palace: Football fans react to Simon Jordan’s call for Premier League winter break - Crystal Palace

Former Crystal Palace chairman Simon Jordan has called for the Premier League to introduce a winter break after criticising the Christmas schedule that has become tradition within English football.

However, his suggestion – which he labelled a ‘no-brainer’ – was not met with widespread enthusiasm by football fans on Twitter, with plenty opposing the idea of removing the Christmas programme of fixtures.

Fans of various clubs, including from Crystal Palace, responded to a clip of the ex-Eagles chairman pitching his idea to do away with the festive period on TalkSPORT, mostly by panning his idea or by coming up with alternatives of their own.

Some fans felt that Jordan was in the minority by wanting to install a winter break over Christmas whereas others suggested having a break in January, while others believed Premier League squads are now large enough to withstand an avalanche of fixtures. Below are some of the best replies to Jordan’s attempts to change Christmas football as we know it:

Palace fans, would you get behind calls for a winter break? Share your thoughts below!


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