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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

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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. […]
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 […]

Turning the page to the next UEFA Champions League format

The 2022/23 UEFA Champions League campaign signals the end of the group-stage format. With 32 teams in play, there are eight groups of four. The top two teams from each group advance to the round of 16, which brings two-legged knockout ties. Next season, the UEFA Champions League changes drastically. For the first time, the […]

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, […]

European Super League is here; it’s called the Premier League

After the January transfer window closed on Tuesday, football executives throughout Europe took a deep breath. The amount of money spent in January alone was staggering. More than one billion dollars. However, the most eye-popping metric was that one single Premier League club spent more on January transfers than every single club in the Bundesliga, […]

UEFA and FIFA can’t block European Super League, court rules

European Super League (ESL) organizers collected a significant victory inside a Madrid courtroom on Tuesday. A22, promoters of the breakaway league, won an appeal previously filed against FIFA and UEFA. The court rules UEFA and FIFA cannot punish the ESL. FIFA and UEFA wanted to sanction ESL organizers for attempting to form the league. Court […]