You could make an argument that it could help as well. One of the huge benefits to the English game is the TV contracts, because the English game is more exciting to most. The Italian league games feel like they last for three days with how slow the build-up is. So boring. Open up play, and get the TV contracts.Correct. It's not a thing about british football, it's more of a result of how football has evolved into such a money related industry that sooner or later, unless something is done about it, the gap is just gonna grow and grow until the little ones start to dissapear, then the smaller of the big ones, and so on...