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Rio Ferdinand slams 'embarrassing' Manchester United in heated rant against European Super League

27 days ago   |   By Metro

The pundit feels the plans threaten the very existence of football in the UK
Rio Ferdinand has lambasted the Premier League's ‘big six' over their plans to join a new breakaway European Super League and has described former club Manchester United 's involvement as ‘embarrassing'.
Reports emerged on Sunday afternoon that Arsenal , Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, United and Tottenham had all penned letters of intent to join a new competition along with the biggest clubs from Spain and Italy.
The governing bodies from those leagues along with Uefa all issued a joint statement condemning...
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European Super League, breakaway plans announcement: latest updates and news

European Super League, breakaway plans announcement: latest updates and news

27 days ago   |   By The Telegraph


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Sir Alex Ferguson speaks out on European Super League plans as ‘big six' push for breakaway

Sir Alex Ferguson speaks out on European Super League plans as ‘big six' push for breakaway

28 days ago   |   By Metro

Ferguson fears the move will be the end of an era for European football
Sir Alex Ferguson has echoed criticism of plans over Premier League clubs to join a breakaway European Super League , insisting the move will end '70 years of football history'.
The top flight's ‘big six' - Manchester City , Manchester United , Liverpool, Chelsea , Tottenham and Arsenal - are understood to be among 12 clubs ready to sign up for the new format which would operate without qualification or relegation.
Ferguson won two Champions League titles with United but also guided Aberdeen to European success before...
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Macron slams breakaway European football ‘super league' plan

Macron slams breakaway European football ‘super league' plan

28 days ago   |   By Politico

French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday his government would support attempts to stifle the creation of a controversial European football “super league.”
As Europe's top football clubs plan to defect imminently from UEFA's elite competitions to set up a lucrative self-governed tournament, Macron said France would support “all the steps” taken by football's governing bodies to defend Europe's existing competitions.
According to oneperson familiar with behind-the-scenes discussions, the Italian and Spanish governments will echo Macron's position later Sunday night. Britain's culture...
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