Cardiff City manager Neil Harris has told the EFL they must make a u-turn on their decision not to allow five substitutions now before injury pile-ups begin to undermine the spectacle of the game.
The Bluebirds manager, along with many others, has had to muddle his way through a number of injuries to key players so far this season, owing to a crammed schedule due to the elongated campaign last term.
Already we have seen Jordi Osei-Tutu, Joe Bennett, Greg Cunningham, Lee Tomlin, Josh Murphy, Harry Wilson and a number of others succumb to injury problems, with the campaign barely 10 games old.
We have seen the struggles in the top flight, too, with Premier League teams also suffering a spate of issues with fitness, most notably Liverpool, who lost three centre backs in a short space of time in recent weeks.
But as far as Cardiff are concerned, their hectic fixture schedule after a quite incredible stretch of games from June onwards has really hit their squad hard.
Harris described his side’s crammed schedule of seven games in 19 da