The biggest news successful world shot erstwhile we woke up this greeting was nan European Court of Justice determination that ruled UEFA’s laws prohibiting personnel clubs from participating successful extracurricular competitions was unlawful. This seems to group nan shape for a resurgence and a recommitment to nan alleged Super League, should clubs wish to shape one. And indeed, it appears that a revamped connection is already underway.
But that mightiness not use to Premier League clubs astatine all. According to The Athletic, nan Premier League — abstracted from UEFA — already has rules successful place that prohibits its members from leaving to subordinate a Super League successful immoderate form. There’s besides nan soon-to-be-established Football Regulator successful nan UK which presumably could besides forestall clubs from leaving nan league.
And astatine this point, nan individual clubs that were progressive successful nan breakaway Super League successful 2021 are saying nan correct things. Multiple clubs, including Tottenham Hotspur person released statements reaffirming their rejection of nan Super League and confirming that they will clasp pinch existent Premier League laws.
Following today’s (Thursday, 21 December) ruling by nan European Court of Justice (ECJ) regarding nan European Super League (ESL), we should for illustration to corroborate that our position has not changed. We stay committed to nan values of European football, and we will proceed to work… pic.twitter.com/rgYRQtPgJ5— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) December 21, 2023
Following today’s (Thursday, 21 December) ruling by nan European Court of Justice (ECJ) regarding nan European Super League (ESL), we should for illustration to corroborate that our position has not changed. We stay committed to nan values of European football, and we will proceed to activity pinch chap clubs done nan ECA and participate successful UEFA competitions.
Will location beryllium a Super League? Maybe. Seems apt location will beryllium SOME benignant of extra-UEFA title that emerges from this ruling. Aside from their convention virtually passing laws to forestall it from happening again successful nan future, Premier League clubs apt aren’t clamoring to break distant for a Super League because nan Premier League is nan richest successful world football. Every different convention is trying to play catch-up pinch nan PL financially, truthful immoderate benignant of title that tries to span that spread is simply a possibility. Maybe a associated convention featuring nan champion teams from Spain, Italy, and France? Perhaps thing else? We don’t know, different than that Real Madrid and Barcelona (and specifically Florentino Perez) still look to beryllium driving nan Super League bus.
Regardless of that, however, it doesn’t look very apt that Tottenham Hotspur, aliases immoderate different Premier League nine for that matter, will beryllium involved. And that’s good pinch me.