In the spotlight
Football needs a renewal. These articles shed light on some facets of why:
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19 Oct 2022 | Financial Times
New European Superleague boss eyes kick-off in 3 years with different format
The aim of A22 is to create a new “sustainable sporting model” for European football, says Bernd Reichart in an interview with Financial Times. His first job will be to open an “active and extended dialogue” across the game with all involved groups.
19 Oct 2022 | Bild
Neuer Angriff auf die Super League
An open structure with promotion and relegation is a key aspect of an exciting, entertaining and equal European football competition, explains A22-CEO Bernd Reichart. The new CEO wants to start a broad dialogue on how to make European club football better.
14 Oct 2022 | The Independent
European football’s earthquake is coming – what will it look like after?
A power battle at the very top of the game could soon come to a head with potentially massive repercussions for the whole sport, writes Miguel Delaney. The author examines the close cooperation between the European Club Association, UEFA and the European Union, and explores the prospects for success of a Super League.
11 Oct 2022 | Der Spiegel
Darum brauchen wir eine Super League
Sports editor Christoph Biermann says a “mildew of predictability” is settling over Europe’s football leagues because some clubs are winning titles in a row, and that radical steps are needed to make the sport exciting again.
7 Oct 2022 | Financial Times
Too much football risks burnout for fans and broadcasts
According to Josh Noble, “match overload” is a path to lowering the commercial value of football. He compares football to the NFL and Indian Premier League cricket, both of which made higher scarcity cornerstones of their appeal.
7 Oct 2022 | As
Cisma en la UE por pactar con UEFA contra la Superliga
The agreement signed between UEFA and the EU has been questioned by Sandro Gozi, MEP, Secretary General of the European Democratic Party.
3 Sep 2022 | The Guardian
After a wild €2.25bn spree, who can doubt that the Premier League is unstoppable?
It cannot be good for the global game if most of the wealth, and thus talent, ends up in one country, says Jonathan Wilson. While the Premier League has entrenched its dominance, the hollowing-out that has happened in the Netherlands, Portugal, Scotland, Belgium, Scandinavia and the leagues of central and eastern Europe is now happening to Spain, Italy, Germany and France.
27 May 2022 | Financial Times
Europe now belongs to the highest bidder
Ballooning broadcast revenues have propelled Premier League clubs’ incomes far ahead of overseas rivals. The ever-widening financial gap between Premier League clubs and the rest of the world is shrinking the competition, says John Burn-Murdoch.