Good riddance European Super League, please don't come back!

A supporter wearing a Manchester City shirt holds up a placard critical of the idea of a New European Super League, outside English Premier League club Chelsea's Stamford Bridge stadium in London on April 20, 2021, ahead of their game against Brighton.

Photo credit: Justin Tallis | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The European Super League was all about shoring up more revenue for the big clubs at the expense of all other stakeholders. It’s a good thing the doomed project fell flat on its face.
  • Football belongs to the fans; the big clubs are only beneficiaries of the fans' love, passion and commitment to an unadulterated version of the game.

Many years ago, I attended two public day secondary schools. That was long before boarding schools were in vogue, yet notorious for suspected arson incidents just when national examinations are around the corner.

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