English football went 99 years without merit based relegation or promotion to the football league.
There are a lot of hypocrites in the EFL, FA and premier League whose clubs blocked promotion to the football league for their own self interest decade after decade.
All round isn't the point, Goater was better defensively than Serg and corners at each end, doesn't make him a better player.
Dion Dublin or Sutton probably better all round, but you don't expect strikers to need to play as centre back.
Ah - presuming it was in the qualifying area mine was emailed 1 minute past the window opening, also got a text a few days later when it was clear they were struggling to sell.
The emails have been sent for other games, and may end up in junk.
The handbook for future seasons hasn't been written, the PL would need to decide if the SL is listed or they want to lose the clubs completely. Either way it is bad for them, but I expect they would not want to boot them all out.
TV rights holders PL and UEFA shitting it the one positive.