They have got to earn the right to be Premiership
players and work extremely hard to get out of this division.
We can play in a different league - just as we want to - a whole year before Operation Premiership
forecasts that we will
For me the only solution would be a Premiership
One and Two and also invite Celtic and Rangers.
While the pounds 36,000 X5 might be the most popular Premiership
vehicle around it is far from the most expensive car owned by a Midland soccer player.
clubs can already nominate one so-called 'marquee player' in their squad, whose wages are excluded from the salary cap constraints.
London Welsh chairman Bleddyn Phillips said: "We shall be lodging an appeal in the very near future and in parallel we are pursuing all other available opportunities to make sure we can take our rightful and deserved place in the Aviva Premiership
The club is especially disappointed in this regard as a firm binding agreement, subject only to promotion to the Premiership
, has already been concluded with Kassam Stadium - a ground with facilities the club believes to be at least the equal of many other grounds already hosting Premiership
The cash represents the brass ring for the Black Cats and is quite a turnaround for a club that was languishing at the bottom of the Championship on the back of Premiership
relegation after a humiliating record-low points haul the previous season.
Referee Lee Mason will be officiating at only his tenth Premiership
game, but so far he has been very cautious abou producing his cards - his bookings index average has been just 24, much lower than that of other Premiership
THE OLDEST PLAYER to play in the Premiership
was Manchester City goalkeeper John Burridge who was 43 years, 4 months and 26 days when he came on as a half time substitute for Manchester City v Newcastle United on April 29, 1995.
Ken Sharp, the Sky Blues' marketing director, said the club could raise its international profile the same as Bolton and Middlesbrough, through Premiership
However, the proposals have already been given the green light by leading figures at Premiership