• Amazon's ‘Tottenham Hotspur' Docu Series Was a Harbinger of European Super League Ambitions

    18 days ago - By Variety

    In retrospect, the opening of “All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur” tells us everything we need to know about the mentality and calculations that led to the team announcing the hiring and firing of mercurial coach Jose Mourinho, and its part in a proposed European “Super League” that has the entire soccer world in panicked shambles....
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  • A Small Group of Billionaires Wants to Americanize European Soccer - And Fans Will Lose Out

    18 days ago - By Variety

    As European soccer kicked off on Sunday, rumors began to fly of an impending announcement from 12 of the world's most powerful soccer clubs revealing plans to form a new midweek competition, the European Super League. My two favorite teams, Manchester United in England and Atletico de Madrid in Spain, both won important games...
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  • James Corden ‘Heartbroken' and ‘Disgusted' by European Soccer Super League Plans

    18 days ago - By Variety

    James Corden, the British-born TV host and lifelong West Ham United fan, slammed plans for a European soccer Super League competition during his opening monologue of Monday's “The Late Late Show.” In his impassioned speech, Corden said he was “heartbroken” and “disgusted” by this new breakaway league, which will bring together 12 founding clubs, including...
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