Tons of of soccer followers have gathered exterior Elland Highway to protest towards the formation of the European Tremendous League earlier than Monday night time’s Premier League conflict between Leeds and Liverpool.
Twelve golf equipment – together with the broadly proclaimed ‘large six’ – are a part of plans which might basically alter the form of European soccer.
This was imagined to be the day the place the highlight was on UEFA’s plans to revamp its competitions from 2024, however as a substitute Aleksander Ceferin confronted questions in regards to the affect of a unique occasion fully, one which he described as ‘a spit within the face’ of soccer lovers.
And it’s clear followers are equally disgusted by the unconventional reforms to the sport as we all know it, taking to the streets exterior Elland Highway to protest.
James Pearce of The Athletic was on the floor earlier than the sport, recording footage of followers shouting, ‘F*** the Tremendous League’ after which, ‘Six grasping b******’.
Will probably be an opportunity for the golf equipment to contemplate what occurs subsequent. Tradition Secretary Oliver Dowden informed the Home of Commons that the Premier League and the Soccer Affiliation have been ‘contemplating a variety of sanctions’.
He warned the Authorities stood able to do ‘no matter it takes’ to stop the golf equipment from breaking away if the actions of the soccer authorities show inadequate.
It’s understood the Premier League has referred to as its different 14 golf equipment to an emergency shareholders’ assembly on Tuesday morning, to which the ‘large six’ – Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham – haven’t been invited.