"The clubs just think it's wrong that, going into the first game of the season, they could be playing against a player that, a few weeks later, could be playing for a different club", said Scudamore. "The Premier League's decision to end the transfer window early is wise".
Club representatives of the 20 English top flight teams met on Thursday to vote for an early closure of the transfer window going forward, as Sky Sports confirmed.
Premier League clubs spent £770m to acquire players from overseas clubs (2016: £720m), representing 54% of total gross transfer expenditure.
Leonid Slutsky's Hull side face Derby County away in the Championship on Friday night
It remains unclear why would the Premier League clubs make this kind of decision, taking into the consideration that the biggest deals are made on the transfer window deadline.
Swansea head coach Paul Clement said: "I welcome it - my view has not changed and it has been further reinforced because it got insane towards the final days". Starting next season, Premier League clubs will only be able to sign players up until 5 PM on the Thursday before the start of the season. "Therefore I would say that the window might be too long and I would support it being shorter".
The future of players such as Sanchez, Coutinho, Virgil Van Dijk, Ross Barkley and Riyad Mahrez remained unclear up until deadline day. Quite possibly others will follow suit. The flip side to that is of course clubs will have to be much more proactive, possibly pay even more inflated prices with a smaller window to conclude deals and, for players who harbour dreams of a move elsewhere, less time to find new employers.
"Clubs agreed after discussing the topic at length at previous Shareholders' Meetings (February 2017 and June 2017) prior to today's vote".
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has also given his support to making the close-season player trading period, introduced by world governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association in 2002, shorter. Having such a long transfer window creates turmoil, a well-run club succeeds by planning out a transfer campaign.
He added: "Physically I'm not in ideal condition, but when you play in the semi-finals of a Grand Slam , anything can happen. Del Potro, who beat Nadal in an epic Rio Olympic semifinal, knocked out Federer in the quarterfinals Wednesday.
Jaishankar said the two sides took a forward-looking and constructive approach during the meeting between the two leaders. Troops from both the countries had been stationed at the sector in Sikkim during the standoff, which had begun in June.
Dilshan Munaweera struck 53 and Ashan Priyanjan 40 not out in vain as the hosts finished a wretched run of clashes against India . Pandey finished off the game with a boundary that brought his maiden T20 fifty in 36 balls. "I want to play all the games".
The depression is forecast to strengthen into a tropical storm within the next day or so, and it will receive the name Katia . So while Houston will be spared from another storm, eastern Mexico is at risk of localised flooding and potential mudslides.
Researchers say they will continue to study the intermediate-mass black hole candidate in the hope of confirming its existence. The scientists said the black hole could have formed after a former core of a dwarf galaxy was absorbed by the Milky Way .
But Alastair Cook, who floored two first-slip catches in the Windies chase in Leeds, dropped a seemingly routine chance. Westley will not want to see his dismissal again after he was trapped lbw by Holder on eight.
The Indian government is concerned about Rohingya immigrants in the country, and has been considering to deport them. The first such MoU between the two neighbours assumes significance for the northeastern region of the country.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday said the USA will answer any threat from the North with a "massive military response". President Donald Trump has spoken with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the latest provocation by North Korea.
They have conceded an average of 1.43 goals per league game in 2017, their highest rate in a calendar year since 1965. Still, AFC Bournemouth will be without a couple of players, most notably Stanislas, Francis, and Wilson.
Hurricane Katia , the sixth hurricane of the 2017 season, is expected to make landfall in Mexico early Saturday morning. A hurricane warning means that it's expected to hit about 12-24 hours, the NHC noted in its update.
Rodman, who appeared on Trump's reality TV show " Celebrity Apprentice " twice, endorsed Trump for president back in 2015. However, Rodman's potential to broker peace depends a lot on what Trump thinks.
Pittsburgh at Penn State (#4) - Start time 8:30pm
Quarterback Max Browne - former USC starter - got Hall the ball right behind the end zone, and Penn State was ready. The Pitt defense gave up a number of long pass plays allowing YSU to climb back in and send the game to overtime.
USA calls for UNSC vote on North Korea sanctions
Meanwhile, the U.N.is considering fresh sanctions to counter North Korea's increasingly frequent and powerful missile launches. North Korea on September 3 detonated a hydrogen bomb that can be carried by an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).
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Though CPI (M) had offered him a ticket to contest in the next assembly polls, he turned down the offer and later joined the BJP . Alphons added that though he had no great experience of the tourism sector, he would do his best to take it to new heights.
Vols trail Georgia Tech at halftime
Saved by Callaway, he finished the evening with 20 completions in 37 attempts for 221 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions. Still, Georgia Tech had a chance to put the game away with another methodical drive and appeared ready to do just that when J.J.