"This is not a civil war, it’s a nuclear war" - Premier League board member on European Super League

19 apr 2021
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There are several board members at the six breakaway clubs who are opposed to joining the new league but they feel they do not have the power to stop it.
The owners of the clubs involved were fully expecting a backlash to the super league plans but were 'not worried' about bad PR. “Our primary job is to maximise our revenues and profits. The wider good of the game is a secondary concern.”
It's also been suggested that the club owners would be 'secretly delighted' at the prospect of players not being able to play in international fixtures and if the clubs were to remain in the Premier League then the clubs would focus on midweek Super League games as a priority.
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  • The best way ! let them play Superleague, but not in Europe. Stadion closed or make new teams ! They can play in South or North pol !!!

    sebi kmetecsebi kmetec14 dagar sedan
  • This isn't just a nuclear war, it's an M&S nuclear war.

    useful idiotuseful idiot17 dagar sedan
  • A competition with limited competition? What's the point?

    Dr. YapleDr. Yaple19 dagar sedan
  • Bottom-up movements are always hijacked by top-down executives

    Dr. YapleDr. Yaple19 dagar sedan
  • An American takeover of football my god God help us all

    nijuo joingnijuo joing20 dagar sedan
  • Bravo let’s hope we see more of your slot on Ski Sports

    Fereydoun JahanshahiFereydoun Jahanshahi20 dagar sedan
  • The owners are businessmen, of course they are going to be revenue-oriented.

    καινη κτισιςκαινη κτισις21 dag sedan
  • it would be so funny if the real case was not the football super league, but pushing certain laws under its cover to centralize power around private business. Depends of what regulations they would propose i would be really worried and looking out for everything that as usual will aim for more than just the case it was proposed for.

    Paweł MichalakPaweł Michalak21 dag sedan
  • so they are doing what they want with the money they are stealing every year from poor nations. why not just burn them to ashes and finally be clean of all the corruption around.

    Paweł MichalakPaweł Michalak21 dag sedan
  • I think we should let them go because then the actual teams that spend reasonable amount of money And have decent talent actually get a shot at winning the Premier League and it takes the money concept out of football and brings it back to football actual love of the game that’s just my opinion

    Matty CroweMatty Crowe21 dag sedan
  • This is why football is Shiite and rugby is so much more better

    TumDRumBedRUM 24 BC years agoTumDRumBedRUM 24 BC years ago21 dag sedan
  • fans .

    Regdu GehtRegdu Geht21 dag sedan
  • Its just crappy football really, stop the superlative BS. If fans really supported football they would have cancelled their SKY years ago.

    Rob HarrisRob Harris21 dag sedan
  • Hahahahahaha

    Lex PerzLex Perz21 dag sedan
  • All of you fans are the ones that allowed this capital driven world to enter football by keep buying souvenirs going to games etc etc when big countries, companies bought your clubs ;D

    Daniel BDaniel B21 dag sedan
  • the club names must in law belong to the fans then if this happens again they cannot use an existing club name

    BrianBrian21 dag sedan
  • to say im ashamed all of of the epl clubs going thru with this super league is an understatement.

    butti fdftbutti fdft21 dag sedan
  • Its already over with But something tells me, these owners will try it again in the future

    Leaf_Fan_ BLeaf_Fan_ B21 dag sedan
  • I mean, don’t sell your players to these teams the historic age of these clubs are done now let new super clubs form and these clubs will soon die out

    Senpai SoarSenpai Soar21 dag sedan
  • The US wants to know your location

    Marcus PooszMarcus Poosz21 dag sedan
  • So much for all the fans that have supported these teams all these years!

    Sheila GibsonSheila Gibson21 dag sedan
  • Everyone who thinks the Super League is a good idea, you do realise this can destroy the game of football all together?

    Quod UmbraQuod Umbra21 dag sedan
  • And sky needs to stop robbing us football fans with that huge subscription to watch our beloved matches

    Enss C.Enss C.21 dag sedan
  • UEFA and most of the footballers are over reacting to it. Where is UEFA when racism takes place on field, they are sleeping and so is the media. No strong reaction then

    Francis LoboFrancis Lobo21 dag sedan
  • Football die in time when in Champions league play 4 teams from top league, but no place for Champions from other league.

    foofighter 79foofighter 7921 dag sedan
  • There are 2 potential outcomes if this Super League happens. 1- ESL gains fame and support, local leagues lose money phase out. Football slowly dies in these countries and eventually Super League dies. 2- Super League member clubs lose fans, players prefer to play in local leagues and national teams. Super League loses ratings. Nobody watches them and they collapse financially. I don't see any positive outcome of a Super League.

    PrecursorPrecursor21 dag sedan
  • Yeah and we are the victims, salute to everyone in favor of the super league

    Miguel RivasMiguel Rivas22 dagar sedan
  • Should've been a Super League. The biggest and best 36 teams globally having worldwide viewership which would be a boon for that team,league and country. No other time would a top Euro team play a top South American team for example. Maradona's storied Boca Juniors against Liverpool or Juventus v a top JLeague team. Other countries would get stronger in the sport. No relegation means that smaller,lower placed clubs(in any league or sport)can benefit from TV revenue to sign better players to compete in their respective playoffs/tourneys. It'll happen in the next 5 yrs though. It's too attractive to pass up. And no,I'm not "plastic". I love my team,and the sport. I just think it would make teams more competitive on a global scale outside of Europe besides a World Cup "group stage" and a Champions League which is again,ONLY European.

    J LJ L22 dagar sedan
  • Perhaps fans will now realise the level of contempt the owners of clubs have for fans, especially these faceless foreign owners.

    dutoiu hourdutoiu hour22 dagar sedan
  • Refuse to police any games in England concerning the 6 scum clubs.these games are not permitted without policing.

    Nigel WatsonNigel Watson22 dagar sedan
  • The European Super Bowl of Soccer

    J.P. CanonigoJ.P. Canonigo22 dagar sedan
  • Good journalist work at 4:23

    TerraBen4TerraBen422 dagar sedan
  • “Here’s a bunch of stuff that suits our agenda at Sky by an unnamed board member at one of these 6 clubs” 🤔

    footferry1589footferry158922 dagar sedan
  • When does the nuclear war on Racism start?

    Mark us Garvey 1111Mark us Garvey 111122 dagar sedan
  • Y'all bloody hypocrites. Getting worked up, pretending to care about 11(10+1) millionaires who never did 1day's honest work with their hands, nor feet for that matter, in their lives wanting to cut down on their running time after a ball...

    Mike DanielsMike Daniels22 dagar sedan
  • An American takeover of football my god God help us all

    cqvio dolicqvio doli22 dagar sedan
  • Boycott The Breakaway

    Mediterranean DietMediterranean Diet22 dagar sedan
  • very strong choice of words to spread despite the source if the claim. nuclear war ffs?

    pat the patterdalepat the patterdale22 dagar sedan
  • One of the commentators made a great point, when these big teams play each other often, it won't be as special. As a Yank, I think the PL should have a salary cap to spread the wealth. The NFL divides the TV money equally so small market teams can compete equally with NY, LA etc.Pittsburgh is a small city yet the Steelers always contend because of better management

    davmets86davmets8622 dagar sedan
  • Sick stuff greedy fucks

    Voytech DomaVoytech Doma22 dagar sedan
  • The Americans not understanding Relegation, who cares what they think? Relegate all those teams involved to the bottom off the English football League. Thereby giving them a demonstration with an explanation.

    Deen FredericksDeen Fredericks22 dagar sedan
  • ...it's not a civil war...it's not a nuclear war...it's all about "show me the money"...and by the way if you still believe that in the Premier League are "playing" English Teams...such as Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City & Manchester United then goodnight and sweet dreams...

    Hector SmithHector Smith22 dagar sedan
  • GREED ! GREED !! GREED !!! Behold the power of the People!!! The Broom sweeps clean when the sticks are together!!!.......IN UNITY, WE WILL BE STRONG!!! On this day, The Good strived and conquered the Bad !!! VIVA TO TRUE FOOTBALL !!!

    Ify UgbehIfy Ugbeh22 dagar sedan
  • No. No. No. and No.

    D.B. CooperD.B. Cooper22 dagar sedan
  • why only the top team agreed with this league..

    e-JuMP Shamsudine-JuMP Shamsudin22 dagar sedan
  • Sky presenters are all scared they will lose their jobs. The real crooks?

    deadly 0101deadly 010122 dagar sedan
  • this clearly is about money.. never enough.

    Andy KurmannAndy Kurmann22 dagar sedan
  • Football comes second, absolutely disgusting. 12 muppet owners

    Ancient AlienAncient Alien22 dagar sedan
  • Why bring all this S*** about the super league ... Great founders, great legends could have made this happen long time ago. Generally this is killing Football . I am a die hard fun for Manchester United but im also disgusted to see them on the board of the super league. Now here comes a stupid decision that they don't play world cup soo how do you expect them to play all this ... World cup games always brings up new players every time as fans realises new players... Im soo disgusted

    Flop SebaFlop Seba22 dagar sedan
  • Look how much power we actually have.

    Mister ReeMister Ree22 dagar sedan
  • This isn't logical.. The fans wouldn't support this

    Bishop WaltonBishop Walton22 dagar sedan
  • It's diversion publicity stunt or or it took about the fans fans haven't been in any games apart from Leicester at the weekend Matt Busby said football is nothing without fans and all managed up the back of the Working Man in other words without the start they wouldn't be asked to do this Manchester United would never have been great without Ferguson taking over from Ron Atkinson itchy pants football but one thing is for sure the fans have been suffering for a year and a half isn't it time that fans will let back into the arena

    Andrew SandersonAndrew Sanderson22 dagar sedan
  • Supporters need to boycott all games,end of

    david smithdavid smith22 dagar sedan
  • This was inevitable when the likes of John W. Henry (Fenway Sports Group) bought Liverpool FC.

    Average JoeAverage Joe22 dagar sedan
  • 1. Not having their players play in the World Cup and Euro Cup is beyond short-sided. It’s free advertising and their exploits in the WC are far more long-lasting than any normal league title . 2. All those teams are dead to me. I won’t be buying any of their jerseys. 3. All those big fish in one league won’t work. Some of these teams will become bottom dwellers. They can’t all win the Super League every year. You think Barcelona or PSG fans could handle going 5 straight years without even a top 3 finish. It will happen to them or AC Milan or ... How will the fans of Super Teams feel when they become road kill? Again, these fans bases are use to domination. It’s no longer possible in a 12 team league.

    Jeremy RiceJeremy Rice22 dagar sedan
  • I think if the super league doesn't go through they should have to start from the very bottom below any other club and have to ask to get back into English football

    Velux KieranVelux Kieran22 dagar sedan
  • Should get sued by millions of fans of any of these clubs, all they care about is profit, uefa isn't amazing but at least it somewhat respects fans

    Velux KieranVelux Kieran22 dagar sedan
  • They need out NOW they haven't a clue about football they probably dont even know how to play it

    Robert BarrettRobert Barrett22 dagar sedan
  • This is the Brexit EPL !

  • Super league is dying Yes

    InvictusInvictus22 dagar sedan
  • Primarily interested in profit...surprise, surprise.

    Jim H.Jim H.22 dagar sedan
  • If it angers the EU, I'm all for it.

    Oroku SakiOroku Saki22 dagar sedan
  • This is not journalism, This is tabloid style " sources " news

    InfinityGG_TVInfinityGG_TV22 dagar sedan
  • Sack all the club members of these clubs who wish to go to this so called super and never return to football or see a football ever again

  • I hate soccer, so I enjoy it.

    Mad JoeMad Joe22 dagar sedan
  • This teams want to work hard every week....just let them do it, and we will see the result.

    ninja Xpress Citra Rayaninja Xpress Citra Raya22 dagar sedan

    Bonnie VallsBonnie Valls22 dagar sedan
  • please let super league be a reality

    SocThisSocThis22 dagar sedan
  • Wait wait I've been in a cave for a few weeks wtf is happening do they want to get rid of the premiere league and start this super league ?

    Edward TeachEdward Teach22 dagar sedan
  • as a kid one of my dreams was to go see a Manchester united champions league game live . now that won’t ever happen , this is so mental !

    dolimi jotoodolimi jotoo22 dagar sedan
  • And the players need to step up and say they will not play with no players theres no super league

    Shaun FergusonShaun Ferguson22 dagar sedan
  • Is this the network that owns the rights to the Premier League??? Just asking ...

    Cuban GatorCuban Gator22 dagar sedan
  • I honestly dont see what everyone is moaning about

    Troy McloreTroy Mclore22 dagar sedan
  • If they field lesser teams at the weekend, they risk losing, which would be good for a Burnley or West Brom. Americans understand relegation. Not difficult. Has nothing to do with feeling you deserve more than a trophy and the most fan support for being the top club. What does that buy?

    James SwimsJames Swims22 dagar sedan
  • It's a huge shake-up and honestly they kept it quiet for over a year I'd wager. I mean their negotiations are aparently pretty advanced and everyone involved must have been told to keep schtum! It's easier if they have the contracts drawn up already.

    GV GamesGV Games22 dagar sedan
  • BORIS JOHNSONS crew are apart of it..... Wake up

    BRYZEY123BRYZEY12322 dagar sedan
  • Chelsea and Man City just back out

    BizairspBizairsp22 dagar sedan
  • The problem is the American owners just don't understand the system of promotion and relegation that's why the answer is a closed shop league wow to all the owners I say this promotion and relegation is what makes the league interesting an underdog becoming league champion ex Leicester City in 2016 kill this European super league nip it in the bud I appeal to all the football fans

    Prajakt LadePrajakt Lade22 dagar sedan
  • What's new ,premier league football been going down pan for years. To many foreign players, obscene wages, rip off merchandising, kick offs to suit TV. Support lower league teams they are the real deal , but are always battling for survival, because fans are drawn to the so called big clubs because they get all the media coverage

    Common SensicleCommon Sensicle22 dagar sedan
  • If you still pay for this you are part of the problem.

    terrortornterrortorn22 dagar sedan
  • I really don't care about this.

    Eliphas DesniEliphas Desni22 dagar sedan
  • Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes to Super League!!!!

    Mirzokayum MirzoevMirzokayum Mirzoev22 dagar sedan
  • 100% he was interviewing himself

    Boski SzumiBoski Szumi22 dagar sedan
  • As a hard-core, die-hard American, I apologize for the US and other foreign owners fcking up your soccer leagues. Having just started following soccer a few years ago, I'm only starting to realize how deep soccer team support goes in the communities.

    CoachCoach22 dagar sedan
  • Can the players participating in Super league play in Preamier League OR La Liga ??? Please write in comments

    More F2SMore F2S22 dagar sedan
  • Kicking these clubs out of the league right now is not the correct option, the season should finish so we have an established winner other wise you penalise the fans which is wrong. Do not stop the players representing their country IF SELECTED which they wont be. What will stop all the nonsense will be the players them selves by handing in transfer requests and the will of the fans, HOW EVER THE FA FIFA AND ALL THE REST ARE ONLY CONCERNED AS THEY WILL LOOSE THEIR REVENUE

  • The Premier League only care about their own finances, they don't give two hoots for working class supporters

    Stevie SpiersStevie Spiers22 dagar sedan
  • FC Barcelona is owned by the people, isn't it? How they can be part of this?

    Oleg A.Oleg A.22 dagar sedan
  • people supporting FIFA and UEFA really shows how we've been brainwashed in a lot of things that we get used to it without considering anything that could even be better or different ,imagine if someone was getting the bigger part of your earnings ,i am sure if there is a way out none of us would hesitate , let us stop this nosense and hear first what ESL brings to the table before we even start bashing them , at the either UEFA,FIFA OR ESL they all want money if it was not nothing would be worrying for anyone

    Prince FidelePrince Fidele22 dagar sedan
  • Billionaire club owners vs FIFA-UEFA corrupt mafia

    I'm FIXING European Super LeagueI'm FIXING European Super League22 dagar sedan
  • As an Extremely Patriotic American that Loves his country. I must say that I am beyond ashamed that an American Family ( The Glazers ) would be one of the chief conspirators in such a treacherous & treasonous act as this Super League Bullsh-t. Literally SELLING OUT our closest friends ... The Great people of the UK by legalizing Footballs prostitution for the benefit of a few investors. This goes well beyond simply purchasing & ripping the hearts out of an American Football fan base which these scum are used to. This is ripping out the soul of England itself. All if these pieces of "For Profit Trash" will end up Greatly regretting this Larceny attempt. They have stirred up a Hornets nest Greater in size & verocity than they could have EVER imagined.

    Spanky AlversonSpanky Alverson22 dagar sedan
  • Well wot can they achieve with no fkin fans...so fans know what to do...do it

    James JonesJames Jones22 dagar sedan
  • will this money grab work? attention to this is still low, will this fly under the covid radar??

    Yannick MoussoYannick Mousso22 dagar sedan
  • nationalize the teams! and then sell them to the fans, every fan can have one share

    NickNick22 dagar sedan
  • To us that don't care about sports this is hilarious. 🤣🤣🤣🤣🍿

    Che PearsonChe Pearson22 dagar sedan
  • Blah blah blah blah blah blah football has taken supporter's for mugs for years and yet they still attend the game's and buy the sweat shop made shirts etc

    M SkallywaggM Skallywagg22 dagar sedan
  • Football was changed the day Neymar moved to PSG

    akalakusmandaakalakusmanda22 dagar sedan
  • All the furore is about who has the finger in the pie, euafa and FIFA now know they've been found out. You only have to look at where the next world cup is being held. Tell me that's not corruption,we all know it is.

    Steven BeesleySteven Beesley22 dagar sedan
  • I do not understand the objection. Was the introduction of the European Competition in 1955 exactly the same? I day good luck to it.

    Yacov LKYacov LK22 dagar sedan
  • Don't watch those games!!! I'll watch the girls. They play for the love of the game.

    Olympus KnightOlympus Knight22 dagar sedan