"This is not a civil war, it’s a nuclear war" - Premier League board member on European Super League

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There are several board members at the six breakaway clubs who are opposed to joining the new league but they feel they do not have the power to stop it.

The owners of the clubs involved were fully expecting a backlash to the super league plans but were 'not worried' about bad PR. “Our primary job is to maximise our revenues and profits. The wider good of the game is a secondary concern.”

It's also been suggested that the club owners would be 'secretly delighted' at the prospect of players not being able to play in international fixtures and if the clubs were to remain in the Premier League then the clubs would focus on midweek Super League games as a priority.



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Komentari 

  1. Wahida Omar

    Wahida Omar

    Prije 13 dana

    No this is the end of the world war

  2. sebi kmetec

    sebi kmetec

    Prije mjesec

    The best way ! let them play Superleague, but not in Europe. Stadion closed or make new teams ! They can play in South or North pol !!!

  3. useful idiot

    useful idiot

    Prije mjesec

    This isn't just a nuclear war, it's an M&S nuclear war.

  4. Dr. Yaple

    Dr. Yaple

    Prije mjesec

    A competition with limited competition? What's the point?

  5. Dr. Yaple

    Dr. Yaple

    Prije mjesec

    Bottom-up movements are always hijacked by top-down executives

  6. nijuo joing

    nijuo joing

    Prije mjesec

    An American takeover of football my god God help us all

  7. Fereydoun Jahanshahi

    Fereydoun Jahanshahi

    Prije mjesec

    Bravo let’s hope we see more of your slot on Ski Sports

  8. jc

    jc

    Prije mjesec

    The owners are businessmen, of course they are going to be revenue-oriented.

  9. Paweł Michalak

    Paweł Michalak

    Prije mjesec

    it would be so funny if the real case was not the football super league, but pushing certain laws under its cover to centralize power around private business. Depends of what regulations they would propose i would be really worried and looking out for everything that as usual will aim for more than just the case it was proposed for.

  10. Paweł Michalak

    Paweł Michalak

    Prije mjesec

    so they are doing what they want with the money they are stealing every year from poor nations. why not just burn them to ashes and finally be clean of all the corruption around.

  11. Matty Crowe

    Matty Crowe

    Prije mjesec

    I think we should let them go because then the actual teams that spend reasonable amount of money And have decent talent actually get a shot at winning the Premier League and it takes the money concept out of football and brings it back to football actual love of the game that’s just my opinion

  12. Amaya

    Amaya

    Prije mjesec

    This is why football is Shiite and rugby is so much more better

  13. Regdu Geht

    Regdu Geht

    Prije mjesec

    fans .

  14. Rob Harris

    Rob Harris

    Prije mjesec

    Its just crappy football really, stop the superlative BS. If fans really supported football they would have cancelled their SKY years ago.

  15. Lex Perz

    Lex Perz

    Prije mjesec

    Hahahahahaha

  16. Daniel B

    Daniel B

    Prije mjesec

    All of you fans are the ones that allowed this capital driven world to enter football by keep buying souvenirs going to games etc etc when big countries, companies bought your clubs ;D

  17. Brian

    Brian

    Prije mjesec

    the club names must in law belong to the fans then if this happens again they cannot use an existing club name

  18. Leaf_Fan_ B

    Leaf_Fan_ B

    Prije mjesec

    Its already over with But something tells me, these owners will try it again in the future

  19. Senpai Soar

    Senpai Soar

    Prije mjesec

    I mean, don’t sell your players to these teams the historic age of these clubs are done now let new super clubs form and these clubs will soon die out

  20. Marcus Poosz

    Marcus Poosz

    Prije mjesec

    The US wants to know your location

  21. Sheila Gibson

    Sheila Gibson

    Prije mjesec

    So much for all the fans that have supported these teams all these years!

  22. Quod Umbra

    Quod Umbra

    Prije mjesec

    Everyone who thinks the Super League is a good idea, you do realise this can destroy the game of football all together?

  23. Enss C.

    Enss C.

    Prije mjesec

    And sky needs to stop robbing us football fans with that huge subscription to watch our beloved matches

  24. Francis Lobo

    Francis Lobo

    Prije mjesec

    UEFA and most of the footballers are over reacting to it. Where is UEFA when racism takes place on field, they are sleeping and so is the media. No strong reaction then

  25. foofighter 79

    foofighter 79

    Prije mjesec

    Football die in time when in Champions league play 4 teams from top league, but no place for Champions from other league.

  26. B T

    B T

    Prije mjesec

    There are 2 potential outcomes if this Super League happens. 1- ESL gains fame and support, local leagues lose money phase out. Football slowly dies in these countries and eventually Super League dies. 2- Super League member clubs lose fans, players prefer to play in local leagues and national teams. Super League loses ratings. Nobody watches them and they collapse financially. I don't see any positive outcome of a Super League.

  27. Miguel Rivas

    Miguel Rivas

    Prije mjesec

    Yeah and we are the victims, salute to everyone in favor of the super league

  28. J L

    J L

    Prije mjesec

    Should've been a Super League. The biggest and best 36 teams globally having worldwide viewership which would be a boon for that team,league and country. No other time would a top Euro team play a top South American team for example. Maradona's storied Boca Juniors against Liverpool or Juventus v a top JLeague team. Other countries would get stronger in the sport. No relegation means that smaller,lower placed clubs(in any league or sport)can benefit from TV revenue to sign better players to compete in their respective playoffs/tourneys. It'll happen in the next 5 yrs though. It's too attractive to pass up. And no,I'm not "plastic". I love my team,and the sport. I just think it would make teams more competitive on a global scale outside of Europe besides a World Cup "group stage" and a Champions League which is again,ONLY European.

  29. Nigel Watson

    Nigel Watson

    Prije mjesec

    Refuse to police any games in England concerning the 6 scum clubs.these games are not permitted without policing.

  30. J.P. Canonigo

    J.P. Canonigo

    Prije mjesec

    The European Super Bowl of Soccer

  31. TerraBen4

    TerraBen4

    Prije mjesec

    Good journalist work at 4:23

  32. footferry1589

    footferry1589

    Prije mjesec

    “Here’s a bunch of stuff that suits our agenda at Sky by an unnamed board member at one of these 6 clubs” 🤔

  33. Mark us Garvey 1111

    Mark us Garvey 1111

    Prije mjesec

    When does the nuclear war on Racism start?

  34. Mike Daniels

    Mike Daniels

    Prije mjesec

    Y'all bloody hypocrites. Getting worked up, pretending to care about 11(10+1) millionaires who never did 1day's honest work with their hands, nor feet for that matter, in their lives wanting to cut down on their running time after a ball...

  35. cqvio doli

    cqvio doli

    Prije mjesec

    An American takeover of football my god God help us all

  36. Mediterranean Diet

    Mediterranean Diet

    Prije mjesec

    Boycott The Breakaway

  37. pat the patterdale

    pat the patterdale

    Prije mjesec

    very strong choice of words to spread despite the source if the claim. nuclear war ffs?

  38. davmets86

    davmets86

    Prije mjesec

    One of the commentators made a great point, when these big teams play each other often, it won't be as special. As a Yank, I think the PL should have a salary cap to spread the wealth. The NFL divides the TV money equally so small market teams can compete equally with NY, LA etc.Pittsburgh is a small city yet the Steelers always contend because of better management

  39. Voytech Doma

    Voytech Doma

    Prije mjesec

    Sick stuff greedy fucks

  40. Deen Fredericks

    Deen Fredericks

    Prije mjesec

    The Americans not understanding Relegation, who cares what they think? Relegate all those teams involved to the bottom off the English football League. Thereby giving them a demonstration with an explanation.

  41. Hector Smith

    Hector Smith

    Prije mjesec

    ...it's not a civil war...it's not a nuclear war...it's all about "show me the money"...and by the way if you still believe that in the Premier League are "playing" English Teams...such as Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City & Manchester United then goodnight and sweet dreams...

  42. Ify Ugbeh

    Ify Ugbeh

    Prije mjesec

    GREED ! GREED !! GREED !!! Behold the power of the People!!! The Broom sweeps clean when the sticks are together!!!.......IN UNITY, WE WILL BE STRONG!!! On this day, The Good strived and conquered the Bad !!! VIVA TO TRUE FOOTBALL !!!

  43. D.B. Cooper

    D.B. Cooper

    Prije mjesec

    No. No. No. and No.

  44. e-JuMP Shamsudin

    e-JuMP Shamsudin

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    why only the top team agreed with this league..

  45. deadly 0101

    deadly 0101

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Sky presenters are all scared they will lose their jobs. The real crooks?

  46. Andy Kurmann

    Andy Kurmann

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    this clearly is about money.. never enough.

  47. Ancient Alien

    Ancient Alien

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Football comes second, absolutely disgusting. 12 muppet owners

  48. Flop Seba

    Flop Seba

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Why bring all this S*** about the super league ... Great founders, great legends could have made this happen long time ago. Generally this is killing Football . I am a die hard fun for Manchester United but im also disgusted to see them on the board of the super league. Now here comes a stupid decision that they don't play world cup soo how do you expect them to play all this ... World cup games always brings up new players every time as fans realises new players... Im soo disgusted

  49. Mister Ree

    Mister Ree

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Look how much power we actually have.

  50. Bishop Walton

    Bishop Walton

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    This isn't logical.. The fans wouldn't support this

  51. Andrew Sanderson

    Andrew Sanderson

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    It's diversion publicity stunt or or it took about the fans fans haven't been in any games apart from Leicester at the weekend Matt Busby said football is nothing without fans and all managed up the back of the Working Man in other words without the start they wouldn't be asked to do this Manchester United would never have been great without Ferguson taking over from Ron Atkinson itchy pants football but one thing is for sure the fans have been suffering for a year and a half isn't it time that fans will let back into the arena

  52. david smith

    david smith

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Supporters need to boycott all games,end of

  53. Average Joe

    Average Joe

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    This was inevitable when the likes of John W. Henry (Fenway Sports Group) bought Liverpool FC.

  54. Jeremy Rice

    Jeremy Rice

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    1. Not having their players play in the World Cup and Euro Cup is beyond short-sided. It’s free advertising and their exploits in the WC are far more long-lasting than any normal league title . 2. All those teams are dead to me. I won’t be buying any of their jerseys. 3. All those big fish in one league won’t work. Some of these teams will become bottom dwellers. They can’t all win the Super League every year. You think Barcelona or PSG fans could handle going 5 straight years without even a top 3 finish. It will happen to them or AC Milan or ... How will the fans of Super Teams feel when they become road kill? Again, these fans bases are use to domination. It’s no longer possible in a 12 team league.

  55. Velux Kieran

    Velux Kieran

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    I think if the super league doesn't go through they should have to start from the very bottom below any other club and have to ask to get back into English football

  56. Velux Kieran

    Velux Kieran

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Should get sued by millions of fans of any of these clubs, all they care about is profit, uefa isn't amazing but at least it somewhat respects fans

  57. Robert Barrett

    Robert Barrett

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    They need out NOW they haven't a clue about football they probably dont even know how to play it

  58. STEVEN BOGLE

    STEVEN BOGLE

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    This is the Brexit EPL !

  59. Invictus

    Invictus

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Super league is dying Yes

  60. Jim H.

    Jim H.

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Primarily interested in profit...surprise, surprise.

  61. Oroku Saki

    Oroku Saki

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    If it angers the EU, I'm all for it.

  62. InfinityGG_TV

    InfinityGG_TV

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    This is not journalism, This is tabloid style " sources " news

  63. DANIEL ESSEX

    DANIEL ESSEX

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Sack all the club members of these clubs who wish to go to this so called super and never return to football or see a football ever again

  64. Mad Joe

    Mad Joe

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    I hate soccer, so I enjoy it.

  65. ninja Xpress Citra Raya

    ninja Xpress Citra Raya

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    This teams want to work hard every week....just let them do it, and we will see the result.

  66. Bonnie Valls

    Bonnie Valls

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    BARCA. GOOD BYE I QUIT !

  67. SocThis

    SocThis

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    please let super league be a reality

  68. Edward Teach

    Edward Teach

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Wait wait I've been in a cave for a few weeks wtf is happening do they want to get rid of the premiere league and start this super league ?

  69. dolimi jotoo

    dolimi jotoo

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    as a kid one of my dreams was to go see a Manchester united champions league game live . now that won’t ever happen , this is so mental !

  70. Shaun Ferguson

    Shaun Ferguson

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    And the players need to step up and say they will not play with no players theres no super league

  71. Cuban Gator

    Cuban Gator

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Is this the network that owns the rights to the Premier League??? Just asking ...

  72. Troy Mclore

    Troy Mclore

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    I honestly dont see what everyone is moaning about

  73. James Swims

    James Swims

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    If they field lesser teams at the weekend, they risk losing, which would be good for a Burnley or West Brom. Americans understand relegation. Not difficult. Has nothing to do with feeling you deserve more than a trophy and the most fan support for being the top club. What does that buy?

  74. GV Games

    GV Games

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    It's a huge shake-up and honestly they kept it quiet for over a year I'd wager. I mean their negotiations are aparently pretty advanced and everyone involved must have been told to keep schtum! It's easier if they have the contracts drawn up already.

  75. BRYZEY123

    BRYZEY123

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    BORIS JOHNSONS crew are apart of it..... Wake up

  76. Bizairsp

    Bizairsp

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Chelsea and Man City just back out

  77. Prajakt Lade

    Prajakt Lade

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    The problem is the American owners just don't understand the system of promotion and relegation that's why the answer is a closed shop league wow to all the owners I say this promotion and relegation is what makes the league interesting an underdog becoming league champion ex Leicester City in 2016 kill this European super league nip it in the bud I appeal to all the football fans

  78. Common Sensicle

    Common Sensicle

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    What's new ,premier league football been going down pan for years. To many foreign players, obscene wages, rip off merchandising, kick offs to suit TV. Support lower league teams they are the real deal , but are always battling for survival, because fans are drawn to the so called big clubs because they get all the media coverage

  79. terrortorn

    terrortorn

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    If you still pay for this you are part of the problem.

  80. Eliphas Desni

    Eliphas Desni

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    I really don't care about this.

  81. Mirzokayum Mirzoev

    Mirzokayum Mirzoev

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes to Super League!!!!

  82. Boski Szumi

    Boski Szumi

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    100% he was interviewing himself

  83. Coach

    Coach

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    As a hard-core, die-hard American, I apologize for the US and other foreign owners fcking up your soccer leagues. Having just started following soccer a few years ago, I'm only starting to realize how deep soccer team support goes in the communities.

  84. More F2S

    More F2S

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Can the players participating in Super league play in Preamier League OR La Liga ??? Please write in comments

  85. BRIAN CHESTER

    BRIAN CHESTER

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Kicking these clubs out of the league right now is not the correct option, the season should finish so we have an established winner other wise you penalise the fans which is wrong. Do not stop the players representing their country IF SELECTED which they wont be. What will stop all the nonsense will be the players them selves by handing in transfer requests and the will of the fans, HOW EVER THE FA FIFA AND ALL THE REST ARE ONLY CONCERNED AS THEY WILL LOOSE THEIR REVENUE

  86. Oleg A.

    Oleg A.

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    FC Barcelona is owned by the people, isn't it? How they can be part of this?

  87. Prince Fidele

    Prince Fidele

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    people supporting FIFA and UEFA really shows how we've been brainwashed in a lot of things that we get used to it without considering anything that could even be better or different ,imagine if someone was getting the bigger part of your earnings ,i am sure if there is a way out none of us would hesitate , let us stop this nosense and hear first what ESL brings to the table before we even start bashing them , at the either UEFA,FIFA OR ESL they all want money if it was not nothing would be worrying for anyone

  88. I'm FIXING European Super League

    I'm FIXING European Super League

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Billionaire club owners vs FIFA-UEFA corrupt mafia

  89. Spanky Alverson

    Spanky Alverson

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    As an Extremely Patriotic American that Loves his country. I must say that I am beyond ashamed that an American Family ( The Glazers ) would be one of the chief conspirators in such a treacherous & treasonous act as this Super League Bullsh-t. Literally SELLING OUT our closest friends ... The Great people of the UK by legalizing Footballs prostitution for the benefit of a few investors. This goes well beyond simply purchasing & ripping the hearts out of an American Football fan base which these scum are used to. This is ripping out the soul of England itself. All if these pieces of "For Profit Trash" will end up Greatly regretting this Larceny attempt. They have stirred up a Hornets nest Greater in size & verocity than they could have EVER imagined.

  90. James Jones

    James Jones

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Well wot can they achieve with no fkin fans...so fans know what to do...do it

  91. Yannick Mousso

    Yannick Mousso

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    will this money grab work? attention to this is still low, will this fly under the covid radar??

  92. Nick

    Nick

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    nationalize the teams! and then sell them to the fans, every fan can have one share

  93. Che Pearson

    Che Pearson

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    To us that don't care about sports this is hilarious. 🤣🤣🤣🤣🍿

  94. M Skallywagg

    M Skallywagg

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Blah blah blah blah blah blah football has taken supporter's for mugs for years and yet they still attend the game's and buy the sweat shop made shirts etc

  95. akalakusmanda

    akalakusmanda

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Football was changed the day Neymar moved to PSG

  96. Steven Beesley

    Steven Beesley

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    All the furore is about who has the finger in the pie, euafa and FIFA now know they've been found out. You only have to look at where the next world cup is being held. Tell me that's not corruption,we all know it is.

  97. Yacov LK

    Yacov LK

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    I do not understand the objection. Was the introduction of the European Competition in 1955 exactly the same? I day good luck to it.

  98. Olympus Knight

    Olympus Knight

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    Don't watch those games!!! I'll watch the girls. They play for the love of the game.

  99. Jon Snow

    Jon Snow

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    We have to cancell ourself from their social..

  100. Verbidar

    Verbidar

    Prije 2 mjeseci

    I recon it was Noel Gallagher

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