Lewes chairman Stuart Fuller is calling on Premier League clubs to help their non-league neighbours recover after the lockdown by visiting them for friendlies.

He wants to see a move away from the big boys jetting off for lucrative overseas tours and exhibition matches in favour of them supporting grassroots football closer to home.

That includes a call for Brighton to make Lewes and other nearby non-league clubs destinations for friendlies including strong squads containing plenty of first-team names.

He feels the Premier League could get the ball rolling by instructing teams to go local, not global.

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