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European Super League collapse explained: What's next? Real Madrid, Barcelona quiet; Premier League clubs out

European soccer was rocked by the biggest story in at least a generation on Sunday when 12 of Europe's biggest clubs announced plans to break away from the established soccer order and form a Super League. The plan was ultimately short-lived after the rogue breakaway group lost the backing of all six Premier League clubs on Tuesday followed by more clubs leaving the project Wednesday.
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Winners and losers in Super League plan for European soccer

The plan for a Super League is shaping up as perhaps the most polarizing idea in European soccer in more than a generation. The project announced early Monday by 12 breakaway clubs would make winners and losers worldwide if it overcomes widespread resistance and kicks off as soon as August.
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European Super League news: summary 21 April 2021

European Super League: latest news: 21 and 22 April. It's been another busy day and so we've moved to a fresh daily live blog to keep track of everything across Thursday. Join us here and you'll not miss a thing in what continues to be an incredible, and ever-unfolding story...
The Ringer

The European Super League Pyramid Scheme

For a long time now the underlying economic structure of European soccer has been in the grip of one of those logical conundrums that seem like they belong in first-year philosophy textbooks. You know the kind I mean? They always get their own names, like the Prisoner’s Dilemma or Zeno’s Paradox or Gary’s Ice Cream Sandwich Uncertainty, and they always seem hugely profound and utterly trivial at the same time—you think about them for a second, see the radiant core of the universe rotate 90 degrees in your mind, and then go, “huh! weird,” and tab back over to the video you were watching about a hedgehog that befriended a wheelbarrow (cute).
Bleacher Report

UEFA President: Super League Players Will Be Banned from World Cup and Euros

UEFA is striking back against the proposed European Super League, saying players from participating clubs will be banned from the World Cup and Euros. "We are all united against this nonsense of a project. ... The players that will play in the closed league will be banned from playing in the World Cup and Euros," UEFA President Alex Ceferin said Monday.

UEFA blasts ‘disgraceful’ Super League plan, threatens clubs with ban

European soccer’s governing body UEFA on Monday said clubs and players joining a proposed breakaway Super League could be banned from all of its competitions and the World Cup as it condemned a “disgraceful and self-serving proposal”. Addressing an emergency meeting the day after 12 of Europe's top clubs announced...

As it happened: European Super League threatens to shake up 'beautiful game'

Sunday's announcement that 12 'founding member' teams would be breaking away from current UEFA competitions shook European football to its core. The move was met with widespread condemnation from fans, politicians and leading figures in football. Here is a list of everything you need to know about an explosive 24...

Soccer clubs jump on proposal for elite Super League

Manchester United MANU, +1.73% shares rose 5% in early premarket action, and Juventus Football Club rose 7% in Milan, after 12 elite soccer clubs announced the formation of the so-called Super League. Borussia Dortmund xe:bvb, which isn't part of the league as yet, jumped 8%. Most of the teams involved in the proposed new league, including Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, are not publicly traded.

12 of World’s Biggest Soccer Teams Form Breakaway European ‘Super League’

A group of 12 high-level European soccer teams announced plans Sunday to split off from the Champions League to create their own competition, called the Super League. The new league includes some of the biggest names in soccer, including Manchester United, Liverpool, Barcelona, Real Madrid, and A.C. Milan. Six of the teams are British, three are Italian, and three are Spanish. This move has prompted backlash from some heads of state, including British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who tweeted “Plans for a European Super League would be very damaging,” and said he supports “football authorities in taking action.” In a statement, the “founding clubs” of the Super League announced that they expect to be joined by an additional three teams, which as of yet have not been named.

European Super League: Carragher sickened by Liverpool's 'betrayal of heritage'

The Reds legend has added his voice to those condemning the actions of elite continental outfits and their proposals for a new competition. Jamie Carragher admits it "sickens" him to learn that Liverpool have been leading the way in plans for the construction of a new European Super League, with those in charge at Anfield accused of "betrayal of heritage".

Spanish football morning headlines: European Super League born, PSG and the Bundesliga reject becoming founding members, Laporta eats with Messi

European Super League born with Atletico Madrid, Barcelona and Real Madrid as founding members. The European Super League has been born according to Marca, with Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Milan, Arsenal, Chelsea, Inter, Juventus, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United as the founding members. Florentino Perez, recently re-elected president of Madrid, will serve as the first president of the Super League.

Statement by UEFA, the English Football Association, the Premier League, the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), LaLiga, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) and Lega Serie A

UEFA, the English Football Association and the Premier League, the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) and LaLiga, and the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) and Lega Serie A have learned that a few English, Spanish and Italian clubs may be planning to announce their creation of a closed, so-called Super League.