European Super League: what does it mean for football?

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European football was thrown into turmoil on Sunday after plans were revealed for a new European Super League. The competition includes six English clubs - Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Spurs - as well as three teams each from Italy and Spain. The league would take place midweek and, as it stands, teams are hoping to remain in their domestic leagues. The decision has sparked widespread outcry from fans across Europe. The Guardian's Jamie Jackson talks us through all things European Super League
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Explainer: how will the new European Super League work? ► www.theguardian.com/football/2021/apr/19/explainer-how-will-the-new-european-super-league-work
European Super League: Premier League ‘big six’ sign up to competition ► www.theguardian.com/football/2021/apr/18/five-english-clubs-sign-up-to-european-super-league-report-says
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  • Guardian Football

    Guardian Football

    20 hari yang lalu

    Explainer: how will the new European Super League work? ► https://www.theguardian.com/football/2021/apr/19/explainer-how-will-the-new-european-super-league-work
    European Super League: Premier League ‘big six’ sign up to competition ► https://www.theguardian.com/football/2021/apr/18/five-english-clubs-sign-up-to-european-super-league-report-says

    • Mike Raja

      Mike Raja

      19 hari yang lalu

      “Its a disgrace”- Didier Drogba

    • slapings boss

      slapings boss

      19 hari yang lalu

      European Super League is Just like the Fifa World cup. Europe gets more country slots, Just because they have more money. Europe has more than double of any other continent, not because of merit but because they are they have more money...

    • Mario Basler

      Mario Basler

      20 hari yang lalu

      You Brits fought for international finance in WW2

    • Why always me?

      Why always me?

      20 hari yang lalu

      FIFA & UEFA should give what big club want, so european super league can be cancel

    • Football Fan

      Football Fan

      20 hari yang lalu

      Worse than level banana republic behavior, where everyone tries to rake in so much money and power for themselves without striving for sustainable development. Reminds me of South America, where there are investors and broadcasters of all kinds and one does not play with one and the other one does not play with others. In the end there is a huge chaos, no more money is poured in and the basic supply falls into other hands. A little maturity wouldn't have been bad to be able to see that vacation fantasies are not as heavenly as they first look ^^ And such people want to see themselves as grown men ... Above all Agnelli, who is thrown out against Ajax, Lyon and Porto one after the other and sees itself as a world power xD These are more like its conquerors from the Neapolitan suburb of Benevento (who, by the way, have built up prosperity with wind power)

  • hoagy rahim

    hoagy rahim

    16 hari yang lalu

    Who thinks these football fans are getting what they deserve after voting for Boris in 2019? Corbyn spoke with Double Down News recently about the Super League & he said everything right in relation to corruption and greed in football and putting clubs into the fan's hands like in Germany.
    But you rejected him for a bunch of greedy, corrupt Tories in 2019 and now you're all raging and protesting about greed & corruption in your beloved football clubs, but what do expect from the Tories?
    You had a perfect opportunity to deal with this sort of greed in football under a leader like Corbyn, in fact if you listened to what he says, which you obviously dont do enough of, you couldn't of asked for a better person in dealing with this problem.
    But instead you rejected him for this greedy & unprincipled party of the rich and now we're all supposed to be so concerned about your beloved football clubs being sacrificed for the sake of money.
    Well I for one dont care and in fact I think you deserve it. We should have the Super League, so all you football fans who voted Tory in 2019, can eat your words. You dont like a man who supported the football fans over the greedy owners? You want this corrupt, crony party of big monied interests instead? Because apparently they support "Engerlund" or "Britun"?
    Fine. Have the greed and corruption you voted for a year and a half ago, you're getting what you asked for.

  • S Lee

    S Lee

    17 hari yang lalu

    Greedy acts like this super league is the inevitable conclusion when Americans are allowed to own sports teams...

  • BigSnipp

    BigSnipp

    17 hari yang lalu

    This is basically how all major American sports work. It's hard for us to relate.

  • A. Abdel

    A. Abdel

    17 hari yang lalu

    came here to understand what is super league. I left more confused

  • B26T

    B26T

    18 hari yang lalu

    i had no clue what is he talking about .. can someone explain me :v

  • Abdix Ab

    Abdix Ab

    18 hari yang lalu

    Can someone explain how this will be detrimental to other competitions, if the ESL will not interfere with other competitions? And even if there's no relegation, then what? It's up to the organisers what the rules are, no?

  • Lewis ENGLAND

    Lewis ENGLAND

    18 hari yang lalu

    Football changed years ago. Clown sport now by overpaid pre Madonna's 👍

  • Chandra Kanth

    Chandra Kanth

    18 hari yang lalu

    It means : End of domestic football

  • Yunghee Hong

    Yunghee Hong

    18 hari yang lalu

    Are you telling me these $bn organizations don't conduct market study when they are about provide new product or service? Shocking!

  • Dennys Moreno

    Dennys Moreno

    18 hari yang lalu

    super league will be amazing!!!!!!!!

    • Maki Mane

      Maki Mane

      17 hari yang lalu

      It won't be anymore but you wouldn't even be able to afford watching it

    • ALI SHAH

      ALI SHAH

      18 hari yang lalu

      Sarcasm right or are you serious?

  • vvv

    vvv

    18 hari yang lalu

    football is the opium of the masses

  • JJ

    JJ

    19 hari yang lalu

    Can someone explain this in basketball terms

    • randee's highlights

      randee's highlights

      18 hari yang lalu

      It's basically if the top 4 teams from each conference made a league

    • randee's highlights

      randee's highlights

      18 hari yang lalu

      They're basically made their league but only the best teams. So all the average or below average teams won't be apart of it

  • Mike Raja

    Mike Raja

    19 hari yang lalu

    “Its a disgrace”- Didier Drogba

  • drovertable

    drovertable

    19 hari yang lalu

    I still dont understand why exactly people are angry. The clubs are still going play other league as well right? Only this one do it on the weekdays too? Please someone explains :/

    • Maki Mane

      Maki Mane

      17 hari yang lalu

      If it stayed they wouldn't

  • George Phillips

    George Phillips

    19 hari yang lalu

    If we always had big teams playing big teams, it would make the large encounters seem less special.

  • Rodycaz II

    Rodycaz II

    19 hari yang lalu

    It means the death of the sport.

  • Ewan Greer

    Ewan Greer

    19 hari yang lalu

    Bad news for fans.

  • Sil Via

    Sil Via

    19 hari yang lalu

    champions league is about the best in every country competing. The super league is about only the richest clubs competing.

  • D.O.T. Marceo

    D.O.T. Marceo

    19 hari yang lalu

    It's a war against football culture.

  • JUNG BOY

    JUNG BOY

    19 hari yang lalu

    All these broke guys crying into their pie and mash wiping their eyes with a newspaper booo hoooo

  • XxNinjaWillxX

    XxNinjaWillxX

    19 hari yang lalu

    There essentially re-creating the MLS in Europe 😂

  • KnewSince92

    KnewSince92

    19 hari yang lalu

    Super league just seems like a preseason world tour tournament, not very exciting to see the same teams always, I want to see see underdogs and upsets

  • Gabriel Garcia

    Gabriel Garcia

    19 hari yang lalu

    Europe just fawks itself. First with the globalisation, modernism and imigration and now this, football being the most played and loved game in this continent.

  • Alexandre Rezende

    Alexandre Rezende

    19 hari yang lalu

    It means the end of football. Money is destroying football. I hope the other clubes unite to create another group, a democratic, egalitarian and competitive group that values sportsmanship, real merit, competitiveness and emotion instead of money, injustice and predictability

  • Bernadette Welsh

    Bernadette Welsh

    19 hari yang lalu

    As an American and sports fan, I am very glad that fans are saying something instead of letting this happened. Because in American sports now are more towards money then the fans and we just accept it. Once again im very glad the fans are taking a stand and realizing how it's going to affect the sport. If it end's up like American sports, it won't be that fun to watch anymore.

    • Christian Perez

      Christian Perez

      19 hari yang lalu

      Can you give an example about American sports fans "accepting it"?

  • Petrum Sihotang

    Petrum Sihotang

    19 hari yang lalu

    Super League mean we can watch big match every week..
    for those small club, they can enter super league by winning domestic league

  • Surafel Essayas

    Surafel Essayas

    19 hari yang lalu

    Make other Super teams for super league games with super players. Just putting this out there.

  • Fabio Editz

    Fabio Editz

    19 hari yang lalu

    Help save football! Come to my channel and comment your hate towards super league!

  • Emran Abd

    Emran Abd

    19 hari yang lalu

    What does it mean😐

  • Carl Bettis

    Carl Bettis

    19 hari yang lalu

    It’s hypocritical for people to say it’s elitist, I’m a Spurs fan and against it, plus how we are seen as a top six club is a joke.
    But elitism has been in the sport for years, financially big clubs but the big players and that there makes it uncompetitive, cap players wages an make all levels of football equal it’s hypocritical not to if you oppose this.

  • Mr. Jack M

    Mr. Jack M

    19 hari yang lalu

    Everybody hates it now, but they will watch it and they will love it.

    • Maki Mane

      Maki Mane

      17 hari yang lalu

      No they will not watch it

  • Andy Fin

    Andy Fin

    19 hari yang lalu

    Stay away from watching - eventually no fans no football .

  • Ryan Goh

    Ryan Goh

    19 hari yang lalu

    Minnesota hotspurs vs the Oakland gunners

  • John Johnson

    John Johnson

    19 hari yang lalu

    I used to be a Barca fan, but now I am definitely a real madrid fan

    • Lorenzo

      Lorenzo

      18 hari yang lalu

      Both Barca and Madrid are still in the super league I think

    • Paweł Petek

      Paweł Petek

      18 hari yang lalu

      what

  • Sabiq Rusydi

    Sabiq Rusydi

    19 hari yang lalu

    Do Boris have his share on PL tho?

  • Lolman876

    Lolman876

    19 hari yang lalu

    Well this means PSG won the champions league by default.....

  • Robert Michaels

    Robert Michaels

    19 hari yang lalu

    All these communists hate the free market

  • Marco Escalante

    Marco Escalante

    19 hari yang lalu

    So many competitions the world doesn't care about. Competitions that make people more stupid. Instead of creating these money makers so people can buy cable, fast food and beer, invest money in the global education of children. Education is not FIFA or UEFA's function? Who cares, it could be, and it would be great...

  • Laura Chace

    Laura Chace

    19 hari yang lalu

    The only way to stop this super league genuinely is to get the players to boycott the games, at the end of the day the players have had no say whether they want to enter this, apparently found out the same time as us and the players have all grown up as football fans so to stop the greed the players when told to play should simply refuse, case closed super league finished, like so every player sees this.

  • ananya bhardwaj

    ananya bhardwaj

    19 hari yang lalu

    If you have Jonathan Wilson on your payroll, why'd you ever have anyone else talk about this? He's by far the best and most knowledgeable.

  • Ada Kesah

    Ada Kesah

    19 hari yang lalu

    ESL...it still a cup

  • branchyapple

    branchyapple

    19 hari yang lalu

    People saying they do it for the money? But how will the ESL make money without fans?

  • Shiva Kumar

    Shiva Kumar

    19 hari yang lalu

    IPL runs well in Indai and others sports like NFL do well why not in football. They need money to run or else this clubs are going to die.

  • Lizwi Phungula

    Lizwi Phungula

    19 hari yang lalu

    I'm just gonna support Nottingham forest from 2day 😤, no big six waste of time

  • Aryan Barua

    Aryan Barua

    19 hari yang lalu

    I still didn't understand what is it about🤔

    • Lorenzo

      Lorenzo

      17 hari yang lalu

      @Aryan Barua Fans are saying that it will ruin the sport and stuff like that

    • Aryan Barua

      Aryan Barua

      17 hari yang lalu

      @Lorenzo now i understand but y it is happening that's my question

    • Lorenzo

      Lorenzo

      18 hari yang lalu

      I think but idk

    • Lorenzo

      Lorenzo

      18 hari yang lalu

      Basically a league for only the rich and best teams I think, Any average team won’t be playing

  • Liam O'Donovan

    Liam O'Donovan

    19 hari yang lalu

    All the non-ESL teams can still play each other. No one is forcing you to watch the ESL. Other than randomly throwing out the scapegoat "greedy owners" argument, I've yet to hear a valid argument against the ESL.

  • Smeggy Mcgee

    Smeggy Mcgee

    19 hari yang lalu

    Rip football

  • moha med

    moha med

    19 hari yang lalu

    does really the fans reaction matter when its influenced by the same media promoting this reactions?

  • rlaehdwns 63

    rlaehdwns 63

    19 hari yang lalu

    Sad that Maradona passed away, but happy that he's not witnessing this.

  • Ab O

    Ab O

    19 hari yang lalu

    Fans acting like they don't care about money. City and Chelsea got big because of money. Get real.

  • Ab O

    Ab O

    19 hari yang lalu

    The Super League is here to stay

    • Maki Mane

      Maki Mane

      17 hari yang lalu

      No man it Ain't cuz it's already left

  • Kaylash Shamesh

    Kaylash Shamesh

    19 hari yang lalu

    this comp is going to destroy football even more. from covid to no fans then the blm thing then now this? u gotta be kidding me
    As a fan of liverpool i dissagree to liverpool joining the super league

  • Abdiwahab Adan

    Abdiwahab Adan

    19 hari yang lalu

    Its disgusting

  • Amandeep Nain Bairagi

    Amandeep Nain Bairagi

    19 hari yang lalu

    messi move to psg will safe him from ban

  • Hazzo

    Hazzo

    19 hari yang lalu

    Now we know why bale was focusing on golf!

  • Kuldeep Thappa

    Kuldeep Thappa

    19 hari yang lalu

    Great idea it makes taste , adventure , and money for everyone I think

  • Mohsin Ishak

    Mohsin Ishak

    19 hari yang lalu

    Lol..real madrid in debt 900 million...galaticos remember..

  • Ulf Hannemann

    Ulf Hannemann

    19 hari yang lalu

    Stop watching football on pay TV, cancel all your accounts and support your local Club instead.
    That's the only way to save football!

  • Marinus Antonius

    Marinus Antonius

    19 hari yang lalu

    Real and Barca have enormous debts. They should have been kicked out of any competition much earlier.

  • Jemseeds

    Jemseeds

    19 hari yang lalu

    In layman terms what does it mean??? I don't really watch football but want to understand the fans fears!

  • slapings boss

    slapings boss

    19 hari yang lalu

    European Super League is Just like the Fifa World cup. Europe gets more country slots, Just because they have more money. Europe has more than double of any other continent, not because of merit but because they are they have more money....

  • Is Heart

    Is Heart

    19 hari yang lalu

    Favorite LFC.🦾👍👌

  • Gebakken_Ei

    Gebakken_Ei

    19 hari yang lalu

    i dont get it these clubs have got to be the twelve best in europe where are psg and beyern munchen?

  • ChattyChubby

    ChattyChubby

    19 hari yang lalu

    Money rules the world.

  • Zach Meyn

    Zach Meyn

    20 hari yang lalu

    I feel like a lot of people don’t understand that part of the reason people will go out of country to watch their team is because the match they’re playing only happens once every 5 years. If it happens every week, nobody’s going to travel away from home games

  • Google Google

    Google Google

    20 hari yang lalu

    *I DON'T SEE ANYONE SPEAKING ABOUT THE ULTIMATE TRUTH. EACH AND EVERY UEFA/EUROPEAN PARTICIPANT COUNTRY SHOULD HAVE THEIR CHAMPIONS REPRESENTED IN THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE. CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FOR CHAMPIONS ONLY. NO QUALIFYING ROUNDS. STRAIGHT INTO THE MAIN COMPETITION. IF THEY LOSE 10-0 10-1 I WANT TO SEE THE LUXEMBURG CHAMPIONS VS REAL MADRID. FANCY UEFA HAVING THE MORAL HIGH GROUND WHEN UEFA CREATED THIS MESS IN THE FIRST PLACE MANY MANY MANY YEARS AGO WITH THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE CREATION*

    • Maki Mane

      Maki Mane

      17 hari yang lalu

      But then the victor would be obvious right cuz the entire UCL would be pointless everyone knows who will win if only champions are there and how much money does English and how much a slovakian league makes money you see it doesn't make sense

  • farra smit

    farra smit

    20 hari yang lalu

    The EPL has to toss these clubs out ASAP. The English government has to ban this league from setting up shop in England. That's the only way to save the EPL.

  • mike bambur

    mike bambur

    20 hari yang lalu

    Until today we call it Football,
    From today we will call it Sucker game.

  • Maninder Singh

    Maninder Singh

    20 hari yang lalu

    Well they should just go ahead and add commericals every 10 mins during the match

  • The 1% Team

    The 1% Team

    20 hari yang lalu

    Let’s imagine this super league happens and UEFA and FIFA ban those teams’ player to compete in their national team. Ok, but that also affects to decrease those competitions’ level. Because many TOP players play for those 12 teams! And Probably other clubs want to join Super league sooner as well
    P.s: this doesn’t mean I support this idea. It’s just an opinion

  • Ruben Mendoza

    Ruben Mendoza

    20 hari yang lalu

    It won't work...

  • Gerson Cruz

    Gerson Cruz

    20 hari yang lalu

    They want to make a super league but there’s a handful of super teams that aren’t even on the list? That wouldn’t make any sense.

  • Watch With Me

    Watch With Me

    20 hari yang lalu

    Stop crying 😭. Fans can still cheer on their club. Maybe now the English football is going to be existing 👍🏻

  • Shaun Bang

    Shaun Bang

    20 hari yang lalu

    As an American football already has too many damn leagues lol

  • LOVE IS THE KEY

    LOVE IS THE KEY

    20 hari yang lalu

    Plastic football will flop

  • Wilfred Wong

    Wilfred Wong

    20 hari yang lalu

    Is it like NBA/NFL but soccer version? 🤔

  • Brandon Jablasone

    Brandon Jablasone

    20 hari yang lalu

    Sound like a fun idea. Let try it out

    • Maki Mane

      Maki Mane

      17 hari yang lalu

      Yep we won't try it out

  • Yahya Ari Pramono

    Yahya Ari Pramono

    20 hari yang lalu

    ESL must Go on....
    EPL always with Big Six on weekend
    Great show for fans in the world
    🇮🇩

  • DeltaRex

    DeltaRex

    20 hari yang lalu

    If the super league really happen, i'll remember all of those things happened to football, and to not forget Champions league, i'll just play master league on pes with every clubs who joined super league 😭😭😭😭

  • Mr Person01

    Mr Person01

    20 hari yang lalu

    Very sad and more surprising how Ronaldo and Messi on board with it.

  • Luke Stephens

    Luke Stephens

    20 hari yang lalu

    As an American, I'm afraid that Soccer is gonna become like the NFL, MLB, MBA, or any other trashy, no relegation organization. Absolutely awful.

  • David Anton Golridge

    David Anton Golridge

    20 hari yang lalu

    I have not been ashamed for being a Barcelona fan.Forget the losses they had everybody lose some and win some but just trying to destroy football for their greed for money is not acceptable

  • Waleed Javed

    Waleed Javed

    20 hari yang lalu

    Every time Americans step into something, it automatically turns into a capitalist playing field where money dictates everything. Absolutely despicable display of greed!!

  • Ryuzaki

    Ryuzaki

    20 hari yang lalu

    UEFA and FIFA want to ban players because the ESL is a competitor to the UCL and no one sees that they are the ones at fault as the dictators here? These clubs should be playing EPL, La Liga, Seria A, ESL, and UCL during the season if they see fit.

  • KoKane

    KoKane

    20 hari yang lalu

    Corruption and greed in football? FIFA are the most above board organisation in the world!!

  • itxOrange Gamer

    itxOrange Gamer

    20 hari yang lalu

    Booo

  • Sikeloy your Ruler

    Sikeloy your Ruler

    20 hari yang lalu

    Fifa put out a statement banning players from international games participation to stop the greed. Fifa also organize the world cup in December not because of greed. Double standards?

  • Mason Hare

    Mason Hare

    20 hari yang lalu

    Fifa 22 is gonna be fun

  • Noah Urie

    Noah Urie

    20 hari yang lalu

    Hello, I don’t understand why people hate this. Can some explain to me please? I’m sorry for being dumb

  • KillaSin515

    KillaSin515

    20 hari yang lalu

    All of you saluting PSG, Bayern etc.......just give it some time. Money talks.

  • Artur Rofi

    Artur Rofi

    20 hari yang lalu

    Are you guys so Splitting like a 2 headed eagle?

  • Open Eye

    Open Eye

    20 hari yang lalu

    Now UK lawmakers have to react fast and united to declare British Clubs a national
    heritage and to prevent clubs being sold as brand names abroad !

  • Phantom Sniper

    Phantom Sniper

    20 hari yang lalu

    I don’t know what’s more depressing the super league or kush being run over by a train

  • Phantom Sniper

    Phantom Sniper

    20 hari yang lalu

    I don’t know what’s more depressing the super league or kush being run over by a train

  • Bruces Demise

    Bruces Demise

    20 hari yang lalu

    Whats the worst thats gonna happen? Top clubs playing another top club during the week?

  • Arkaine757

    Arkaine757

    20 hari yang lalu

    It means fifa will have to find another source of income to ask bribe.

  • Bob Bowie

    Bob Bowie

    20 hari yang lalu

    what the american owners really want is to have a real breakaway league. combine the "top" clubs in europe and make that a league competition.
    they want the NFL style in Europe. No relegation. they want knockout stage champs league type match ups on the weekend.
    Barca v Man U on a Saturday Night, etc. Not Barca v Celta Vigo. Theyre losing money TBH.

    • Strider lotr

      Strider lotr

      19 hari yang lalu

      That's really sad.

  • Tech

    Tech

    20 hari yang lalu

    I actually like this idea. There are way too many soccer leagues

  • Infamous Negotiator

    Infamous Negotiator

    20 hari yang lalu

    Can anyone explain .... Is there a dispute with uefa ?? Why did this new league form in the first place ?