Only someone who truly hates football can be behind a European super league

Only someone who truly hates football can be behind a European super league

The Guardian

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The clubs behind the new proposed competition must find competitive sport offensive, all the way from the grassroots game to the World Cup

Perhaps once all this has shaken out, once the imminent threat of a breakaway European super league has been resolved one way or the other, football will find the time for a little reflection. How we reached this point. How the game’s elite clubs managed to engineer a scenario in which a hostile takeover came to feel inevitable, even irresistible. How the world’s most popular sport managed to hand over so much of its power and wealth and influence to people who despise it.

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