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/ 31 days ago

Danish Superliga to blame for European Super League's demise

The European Super League organizers are reportedly trying to get teams to start discussions again for a 2025 debut. They are reportedly unfazed by the original setback in 2021. An essential component of the original proposals was the inclusion of Premier League clubs in the revised framework. Regardless, the ESL organizers are hell-bent on moving […]

Identifying the European countries most in favor of Super League

The European Super League has teams reporting interest from different countries across the continent. At the time of its original announcement, clubs in England, Italy, Spain and France signed on for the controversial competition. Many of those clubs backtracked after their fans protested the idea. Now, the league is testing the waters to see how […]

Macron urges EU to put the Super League out of existence

In recent months, much discussion has centered on the European Super League. The contentious tournament's organizers, A22, have been making waves with their new suggestions. A large number of soccer clubs and organizations have disregarded this and kept putting their faith in UEFA. But more and more people are speaking out against the competition. As […]

UEFA increases prize money to put halt to Super League hopes

For the last few months, the European Super League scenario has dominated the conversation. The current leaders of the planned league, Real Madrid and Barcelona, want it to eventually replace UEFA's tournaments. After much deliberation, the European Supreme Court ruled in favor of the ESL in December 2023. According to them, UEFA has no business […]

Barcelona

/ 72 days ago

ESL: Laporta reveals names clubs in favor and league start

The debut of the European Super League (ESL) appears only a matter of time, according to Barcelona president Joan Laporta. He proposed that the Super League starts either next season or in the 2025-26 season. When Laporta first proposed the idea, many teams showed interest. However, they subsequently expressed no interest in joining. Real Madrid […]

50 to 60 clubs are holding talks over Super League plans 

Although approved by the EU's Court of Justice, the ambitious plans for the European Super League haven't materialized as anticipated. Several top European clubs boycotted, revealing strong opposition to the innovative idea of the European Super League. A number of sources have indicated that enough teams have agreed to hold the tournament as of late. […]

Barcelona

/ 82 days ago

European Super League says 20 teams ready to join division

A key figure in A22 Sports is claiming that the European Super League (ESL) is starting to take shape. The company's co-founder, Anas Laghrari, recently conducted an interview with French newspaper Ouest-France regarding the breakaway league. A22 Sports previously joined forces with ESL officials to help market and promote the potential division. After a long […]
Pavel Byrkin

New setback: Serie A law change poses threat to Super League

If Serie A clubs attempt to join the independent European Super League, the Italian Football Federation will remove them from the league. This unfortunate verdict follows a landmark finding in favor of the Super League by the European Court of Justice (ECJ). Because of a ruling by the ECJ, neither UEFA nor FIFA could punish […]

benfica

/ 114 days ago

The 15+ clubs in support of the European Super League: Reports

There has been plenty of discussion and contrasting support for the European Super League (ESL) over the last two days. The breakaway division won a massive court case against FIFA and UEFA on Thursday which could pave the path to its recreation. ESL organizers previously attempted to form a new league in 2021 featuring the […]

Don Garber

/ 115 days ago

FIFA's hypocrisy: One rule for soccer and a different one for MLS

FIFA exposed its hypocrisy this week when it went public with its response to the ruling on the European Super League, which is completely the opposite of the way it treats North America's version of The Super League, Major League Soccer (MLS). FIFA has one rule for soccer and a different one for MLS. This […]

European Super League organizers promise free streaming of games

The European Super League took a major step toward actualization on Thursday. The European Court of Justice ruled UEFA acted out of its boundaries in punishing clubs for competing in different leagues or tournaments. Consequently, the discussions about the future of the European Super League continued to ramp up. Granted, there is no concrete future […]

Explained: What the European Super League ruling means

An official ruling in the much-anticipated case involving the European Super League (ESL) has come to light. The European Court of Justice declared that UEFA and FIFA abused their positions in attempting to block the ESL from forming. The two governing bodies of the sport acted unlawfully by threatening to sanction clubs for joining the […]

Florentino Perez blasts new Champions League format

Real Madrid Florentino Perez has continued his attack on LaLiga and UEFA. Speaking on Saturday at the Spanish side's Annual General Meeting, Perez claimed that the need for the European Super League (ESL) is now "more necessary than ever." The remarks come as UEFA recently revealed plans to change the format of their Champions League. […]

New Super League plans emerge, UEFA forced to respond

UEFA has been working on plans to launch a new Super League. The organization vehemently denied these claims. Daily Spanish paper El Pais reported that preparations are underway for a new European Super League. This competition has a possible debut in 2027. A European Cup campaign would have three competitions—the Super League, the Europa League, […]