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European Super League “a seismic moment for the game” at national level and on the continent | World news

The day before UEFA was to announce its grand reform plan for the Champions League, it was an all-powerful grenade launched directly into the path of European football’s governing body.

All plans they had to ward off the threat of a breakaway by some of the world’s biggest and wealthiest clubs with a bells and whistles press conference were thrown onto the bonfire.

The idea of ​​a so-called European super league has been around for several years now, with details of its latest iteration revealed by Sky News last October, including crucial information that a multibillion pound fundraising plan by JP Morgan had already been secured.

But never before have we come to where we could be a few hours from an official announcement that will decimate the structures that have kept European football in place for a century.

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Make no mistake, this is a seismic moment for the game nationally and on the continent.

This is clear from the quick and furious reaction from the top leagues and governing bodies.

“Enough is enough,” shouted UEFA in its joint statement with the FA and Italian and Spanish football associations.

“All of our member associations will stand united in our efforts to stop this cynical project, a project based on the personal interest of a few clubs at a time when society needs solidarity more than ever.”

They also threatened to ban any player involved in World Cup and European Championship football.

The fear is palpable, football is on the brink of civil war.

The Premier League has also prepared its arsenal of weapons. “Fans of any club in England and across Europe can currently dream of their team being able to climb to the top and play against the best,” he said.

“We think the concept of a European super league would destroy …

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This notice was published: 2021-04-18 17:32:00