LaLiga warns of impending European Super League
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LaLiga warns of impending European Super League

Spain's LaLiga has released a new video slamming the potential reintroduction of the European Super League. The failed league previously made formation attempts in April of 2021. A dozen top teams attempted to break away from their domestic league to create the Super League. However, plans quickly deteriorated and the league never quote got off […]

LaLiga warns of impending European Super League

Spain's LaLiga has released a new video slamming the potential reintroduction of the European Super League. The failed league previously made formation attempts in April of 2021. A dozen top teams attempted to break away from their domestic league to create the Super League. However, plans quickly deteriorated and the league never quote got off […]

European Super League set to attempt relaunch in 2024

Officials of the failed European Super League are ready to look at a relaunch for the competition. The Financial Times reports that talks are currently ongoing. The league expects a fresh slate within the next three years. Although the ESL fell flat almost immediately after forming, there are still three big clubs that have continued […]

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Joan Laporta wants Super League to replace Champions League

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has backtracked on his stance on the European Super League. Twelve of the bigger soccer clubs around the continent attempted to create their own league a year ago. The move, however, failed miserably as fans protested the proposal. Laporta has now claimed that these massive teams would get bored playing each other so […]

European court opens hearing into whether UEFA can block Super League

Luxembourg (AFP) – Lawyers for the rump of the Super League, the short-lived rival to the Champions League, on Monday denounced the "monopolistic" aims of European football's governing body (UEFA) at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg (CJEU).  The dispute over the alleged abuse of UEFA's dominant position is being heard by the CJEU […]
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UEFA head Ceferin says Super League 'is over'

Vienna (AFP) – The Super League project "is over once and for all or at least for 20 years," UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said on Wednesday.  "I don't like to call it Super league because it's everything but Super League," said the Slovenian after the Congress of the governing body of European football in Vienna. […]
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Hybrid between US sport & Euro soccer is games ultimate blueprint

The dismissal of the European Super League symbolized the rejection of the Americanization of European soccer. Essentially, closed leagues are not desirable in the European landscape. Promotion and relegation and the possibility of intercontinental competition makes European soccer special. However, European soccer has a crisis of competitiveness. Realistically, if only a fraction of clubs win […]

Premier League flexes financial muscle amid Super League fallout

London (AFP) – English Premier League clubs flexed their financial muscle over the rest of Europe by brushing off the after-effects of reduced revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic to spend over £1 billion ($1.4 billion) for the sixth consecutive summer transfer window. Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Manchester United headlined a stellar cast of stars, […]
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European Super League's collapse is a wake-up call for U.S. soccer

The European Super League and US Soccer share a number of similarities. The Americanization of the sport in Europe face severe backlash from players and fans alike. Although, you would not see such reaction in the U.S. The European Super League – A failed coup inspired by American Exceptionalism For a little over 48 hours […]

Super League 'spit in the face' opens conflict in Europe

Paris (AFP) – Plans for a breakaway Super League announced by twelve of European football's most powerful clubs plunged European football into an unprecedented crisis on Monday, with threats of legal action and possible bans for players, as UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin called it a "spit in the face" for supporters. Six Premier League teams […]
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