But what seems so arresting about Uefa’s plan is the way they seem to have gone about it.

Fifa shelved three-team groups in 1986, although it is considering bringing them back, which goes to show that there is no idea so bad that Fifa won’t consider it.

Let’s move on to those Euro 2020 play-offs, which give each of the four divisions - yes, even the minnows in League D - one final shot at qualification.

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“Our zero commission approach will not only attract customers from other brokers but bring new investors into the market, particularly younger people as they are more sensitive to overpaying and keen to use new apps,” he said.You could, therefore, have a scenario where the League A play-offs are being contested by four teams from League B.International football, as devised by Samuel Beckett.And so, one team will finish its games before the others.As they discovered at the 1982 World Cup, when Germany and Austria played out a contrived 1-0 win that saw both teams progress, this is the ideal scenario for fixing, collusion or some other form of connivance.At his feet, a wastepaper basket, full to overflowing with screwed-up balls of paper. The big idea, essentially, is that Europe’s 55 nations will be split into four divisions, based on their ranking.