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Six English teams abandon European Super League competition after backlash

Six English teams involved in the European Super League have withdrawn from the competition. Manchester City were the first club to pull out after Chelsea had signalled their intent to do so by preparing documentation to withdraw. Later Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham also followed suit. The Super League said it would reconsider “the […]

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European Super League: UK government will do ‘whatever it takes’ to prevent breakaway

The UK government said it will do “whatever it takes” to prevent a breakaway European Super League involving six leading English clubs. Boris Johnson said ministers would be working to make sure the league did not go ahead in the way being proposed. The Duke of Cambridge also said he shared fans’ concerns about “the […]