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Premier League referees clamping down on one particular rule - it could mean more goals

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Premier League referees are set to clamp down on one particular rule this season which could lead to more goals scored. A new campaign usually means a new set of regulations and this year is no different.

Prem officials held a group meeting on Wednesday (August 3) at St George's Park to go over the plans.Former referee Mike Dean, who is now a VAR official, revealed in his Daily Mail column that they will be looking to increase the time that the ball is in play.

Last year it was only 55 minutes and seven seconds per game.READ MORE:Win 2 tickets to watch England vs Germany in Nations League action at Wembley StadiumThat figure was the lowest for a decade, meaning paying fans got less for their money.

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