Crime Super League becomes more concrete - UEFA resists against "cynical project"
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The plans to establish a so-called European Super League becomes apparently more concrete. UEFA reacted in a statement - and threatened the clubs involved again with sanctions.
as several international media reports, a total of twelve top clubs from England, Spain and Italy should be agreed on points to establish a Super League and signed a corresponding letter of intent.
to the "renegal" belong to the reports of the FC Liverpool, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, the FC Arsenal, the FC Chelsea, Real Madrid, the FC Barcelona, Juventus Turin and the AC Milan. From the Bundesliga and Ligue 1 no club is involved in the push.
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UEFA reacts to reports: "cynical project"
The UEFA reacted on Sunday afternoon. I have "learn that some English, Spanish and Italian clubs are planning to make the founding of a closed, so-called Super League public," says in a statement where the three affected country associations as well as Premier League, La League and Series A participate. "We will work together to stop this cynical project. A project based on the self-interest of some few clubs - at a time in which society needs more solidarity than ever."
The reports come for the UEFA at the moment. The association is shortly before enforcing the controversial Champions League reform. Should the Super League now become reality, numerous top clubs could be missing in the implementation of the new mode in 2024.
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As the European game gets rocked to its core by the proposed Super League, its ripple effects could go well beyond UEFA's realm if plans and threats are carried out to fruition. It now feels like the before times, but it was only two days ago, Saturday, that U.S. soccer fans celebrated Sergiño Dest’s triumph in the Copa del Rey final. Barcelona thumped Athletic Bilbao, 4-0, and photos of Dest with the trophy, or with his arms around Lionel Messi, were shared throughout the American soccer community. Dest became the first U.S. international to win the tournament that was first contested 118 years ago.
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"We will examine all athletic and legal action that will be available to us to prevent this," announces the association in its communication.
also belongs to the banishment of the clubs involved by their own competitions. According to UEFA communication, it would be forbidden to participate in other competitions at national, European or worldwide level and their players could be denied the opportunity to represent their national teams ". Already in January, FIFA had supported the threat of such a ban beam. Players of Super League clubs could therefore be excluded from world and European championships.
Emergency Session in Italy - Seifert supports UEFA statement
also stimulates resistance in the countries concerned. According to the news agency AP, the Premier League warned her clubs before joining, the leadership of the series A should have called for an emergency meeting.
DFL Managing Director Christian Seifert signaled his "explicit" support for the UEFA statement. "The DFL refuses any concept of a European Super League," says it in a statement from Sunday. "It would be irresponsibly irresponsible to damage the national leagues as the basis of European proof ball in this way."
The Fan Association "Football Supporters Europe" also reacted with rejection and asked the associations in a statement to "act immediately to protect European football". The Super League is "the last nail in the coffin of European football" and will destroy everything, which has made him so popular and successful ".
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