UEFA and several representatives of European clubs, leagues, players and supporters on Tuesday opposed a new front rejecting a private Superleague, a plan which collapsed last year and which a new company (A22 Sports Management) is trying to revive. “Opposition to self-proclaimed “Superleague” remains fierce, April 2021 to date”The powerful European Association of Clubs (ECA) assured the European body in a press release that it supports a special text formulated in almost the same terms.
So the official structures of European football remain “attached to foundations” Continental sports, or “Opening” competitions, “solidarity” and financial “Meritocracy”No match for a private tournament reserved for a handful of wealthy clubs, UEFA continues.
Neon-based body is also claimed “Unanimous support from the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe”as well as “Massive support from national governments”Echoes of the April 2021 battle that almost blew up European football.
A plan is still active, but weak
A22 Sports management requested that a structure intended to start a conversation about the future of club football began in mid-October, and a meeting at UEFA headquarters in Nyon (Switzerland) on Tuesday turned into a show of force, an interviewee said. By AFP. Faced with three representatives of this promoting company headed by German Bernd Reichart, UEFA invited representatives from the ECA, the five major championships, the players’ union FIFPro and the Football Supporters Europe Association.
“Apparently, the representatives of A22 were surprised by the number of people present and massacred them for two hours”giving “Feelings of Improvement” About the seriousness of their plan, this source says. A22 claims that three of the twelve clubs that tried to break away last year are still campaigning for a Superleague (Juventus Turin, Real Madrid and FC Barcelona) and simply want none. “Renovation Football”.