/ 22 April 2021

Not so super league

In what may be the biggest backflip since Sam Kerr celebrated a hat-trick, 6 English Premier League clubs yesterday backtracked on their decision to join a breakaway European Super League. Citing the days of protest from angry fans, the extraordinary interventions of world leaders and the weighing in of the normally apolitical Prince William, the clubs – including Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea – said they had made a mistake and begged fans’ forgiveness. It leaves the future of the European Super League in doubt, which, had it come to pass, would have also featured the star-studded continental likes of AC Milan, Real Madrid and Juventus. The scoreboard in the Fans v. Big Money stakes currently reads 1-0…

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