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uofm86 wrote:


Interesting that there are no German or French clubs on the list, specifically Bayern and PSG. Not sure the logic of trying to form a super league when that list already looks like the Champions League.

The logic would be that there is no threat of relegation out of the league, like there currently is with the CL. If you’re not good enough, you don’t get to be in the Champions League. This would shelter those clubs from that, which is complete and utter horseshit.

It would be like in college football if Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Notre Dame, USC, Texas, etc, etc, all just said “We’re just going to bypass the selection committee and just hold a playoff with all of us every year, regardless of how good or bad we are”

There would be riots if that happened…

Karlsson wrote:


uofm86 wrote:


Interesting that there are no German or French clubs on the list, specifically Bayern and PSG. Not sure the logic of trying to form a super league when that list already looks like the Champions League.

Germany clubs like Bayern and Dortmund have 50%+1 fan ownership, because they are in Germany I believe. The fans have a say, unlike in other places. PSG being owned by Qataris probably has something to do with their absence.

Nailed it with PSG. One of their main owners also owns BeIN Sports, who has a contract with the Champions League in Europe, I believe. So the PSG owners have a financial stake in the CL. Were that not the case, they probably would have been the first ones banging the drum for this Super League, lol