European Super League

NYON, Switzerland: A day after UEFA was forced to drop its disciplinary proceedings against three clubs still linked to the still-born Super League "project", Europe's governing body for football on Tuesday initiated legal proceedings to remove the judge in a Spanish court case blocking its attempts to punish Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus.

Real Madrid, Juventus and Barcelona all refused to renounce the breakaway league when the project collapsed in April following widespread fan protests.

Jun 10, 2021 10:06
LONDON: The six English clubs that signed up to the still-born breakaway European Super League have agreed to pay a total of £22 million as part of a settlement with the Premier League.
Jun 07, 2021 11:06
MANCHESTER: The owner of Manchester United, a key player in the failed European Super League project, has set out a vision for a "new era of dialogue and consultation with fans", including the creation of a fan advisory board and a fan share scheme. Manchester United executive co-chairman Joe Glazer met with the club’s fans’ forum on Friday to begin discussions.
May 27, 2021 18:05
MUMBAI: Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus, the three holdout clubs of the doomed from the get-go European Super League, on Wednesday vowed to fight back against UEFA's decision to open disciplinary proceedings over their roles in trying to launch the ESL.  The continental governing body is investigating “a potential violation of UEFA’s legal framework”.
May 18, 2021 19:05
LONDON: The failed European Super League (ESL) project has dented the brand strength of the "Dirty Dozen" founding clubs and knocked over €600 million off their total brand value, according to the latest Brand Finance Football 50 report, which ranks the top 50 most valuable and strongest football club brands in the world every year.
May 10, 2021 12:05
THE NOOSE IS TIGHTENING FOR the three clubs who were a core part of the original "Dirty Dozen" that constituted the founding members of the still-born European Super League. Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus are the only clubs from the initial 12 yet to withdraw from the defunct ESL, and now face disciplinary action from Europe's football governing body UEFA.
May 06, 2021 14:05
REAL MADRID, BARCELONA, Juventus and AC Milan, four of the original 12 "super clubs" that constituted the European Super League, which are still "holding out" against dissociating from the still-born ESL could reportedly be handed a two-year ban from UEFA's European competitions.
May 03, 2021 07:05
LONDON: If the Glazer family, owner's of Manchester United and key strategists in the "dead before kick-off" European Super League (ESL), harboured any illusions that fan anger against the failed mercenary moves attempted by Europe's super rich clubs, it was unequivocally squashed on Sunday. 
Apr 27, 2021 18:04
ROME: The Italian Football Federation (FIGC), passed a ruling Monday that states that Serie A teams who still wish to pursue the European Super League (or any similar entity) on June 21 will lose their league membership.  Italian giants Juventus, Inter Milan and AC Milan signed up to the controversial breakaway competition earlier this month among 12 elite European clubs.
Apr 26, 2021 21:04
MUMBAI: Spotify CEO Daniel Ek's bid to buy Arsenal from Stan Kroenke has received the backing of Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp and Patrick Vieira, according to UK's Daily Telegraph. Arsenal's participation in the European Super League, sparked protests outside the Emirates last week, with fans demanding that Kroenke sell the club.
Apr 23, 2021 20:04
NEW YORK: JP Morgan, the still-born European Super League's principal financial backer, has said it "misjudged" how fans would react to the breakaway competition. The American investment bank said it had committed €3.25 billion ($3.92bn) as start-up capital for the league, which posed a direct challenge to UEFA's Champions League and also threatened to devalue Europe's top domestic leagues.