A comlplex issue involving Fans , Owners and the two “Overlords” FL and Premiership administrators.
Fans fall into the pride, loyalty and primitive tribal instincts category wanting to see their team win every game and end up first over the finishing line .
Owners are about seeking notoriety and hero worship mostly , built on shaky foundations if their capital is of the “ easy come easy go “ kind . People like Andy Holt are a godsend to small to mid population towns who thrive on stability and trustworthiness.
EFL & Prem ... the bank vault bods holding the keys, could do worse than increase substantially the trickle down finance they do now for grass roots football AND all clubs below Championship level .
Innovations and money like promotion of Women’s Football is all well and good but the mainstay of football in this country be it amateur semi pro or full time pro should have as much financial support as it needs to survive in the modern age ,