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The Financial Times quotes Darren Bailey on the European Super League and the landmark case at the EU Court of Justice

The ramifications of the ECJ judgment for the future shape of football cannot be underestimated.

Darren Bailey, Consultant, provides comment for the Financial Times:

“A win for the clubs may well lead to a far more fragmented football landscape, with rival tournaments being established by leading clubs supported by private equity partners, partially closed leagues being introduced and a radical new global calendar being adopted."

He continues:

“It may well also turbo charge the Americanisation of the European model of sport, posing an existential threat to fundamental elements of the European model, such as promotion and relegations."

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