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European Super League: Six rebel teams reach £22 million financial settlement with Premier League
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European Super League: Six rebel teams reach £22 million financial settlement with Premier League

Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham face a £25 million fine and 30-point deduction if there are further attempts to break away.

Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur adds fan representation to its board after Super League collapse
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Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur adds fan representation to its board after Super League collapse

The chair of an advisory panel comprising elected representatives from the fanbase will be appointed annually on the club's board, Tottenham said on Tuesday.

European Super League: Chelsea preparing to ask out of breakaway league after backlash from other clubs, fans
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European Super League: Chelsea preparing to ask out of breakaway league after backlash from other clubs, fans

Chelsea were preparing documents to tell the Super League they want out of the 12-team plan, a person with knowledge of the decision said.

European Super League a 'longtime dream' for Real Madrid president Florentino Perez
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European Super League a 'longtime dream' for Real Madrid president Florentino Perez

Florentino Perez last week began his sixth term as Real Madrid president. He helped the club recover from its own financial problems when he first arrived in 2000. Now he feels it’s football in general that needs his help.

European Super League: Madrid court bans UEFA, FIFA from moves against breakaway league
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European Super League: Madrid court bans UEFA, FIFA from moves against breakaway league

In its ruling, the court expressly banned UEFA and FIFA from taking "any measure or action or statement or announcement that directly or indirectly impedes the implementation of the European Super League".

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says plans for closed European Super League format are 'not sport'
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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says plans for closed European Super League format are 'not sport'

"It's not a sport when the relation between effort and reward doesn't exist," Manchester City boss Guardiola said about the European Super League. "It's not a sport when success is already guaranteed, it's not a sport if it doesn't matter if you lose."

European Super League: UEFA women's football head pushes back against breakaway league
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European Super League: UEFA women's football head pushes back against breakaway league

Nadine Kessler, who is in charge of women's football at UEFA, said the closed league would hinder efforts to build a sustainable, professional women's game across the continent.

European Super League: German football federation calls for 12 founding clubs of breakaway league to be barred
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European Super League: German football federation calls for 12 founding clubs of breakaway league to be barred

"The clubs and their junior teams should be excluded from all competitions, until they have a second thought for their many supporters who made them into the giants of world football, and not just think of their wallets," DFB president Fritz Keller said.

European Super League: UK threatens to invoke legal powers against breakaway League
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European Super League: UK threatens to invoke legal powers against breakaway League

Britain's government vowed on Monday to do "whatever it takes" to protect football, raising the possibility of invoking competition law to block a proposed new European Super League by breakaway clubs

European Super League: Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur fans in rare agreement in condemning breakaway league
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European Super League: Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur fans in rare agreement in condemning breakaway league

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur fans enjoy a fierce rivalry but the announcement of the European Super League achieved the rare feat of uniting them virtually as one in condemning it.

European Super League: Rage against breakaway league is muffled by our cheers
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European Super League: Rage against breakaway league is muffled by our cheers

Even if this plan stumbles, the concept will be back, sooner rather than later, in some vaguely modified form. A superleague is, in effect, inevitable; European football has been drifting, inexorably, to this point for years.