Uefa lambasted over proposal to revamp Champions League
New promotion and relegation system would favour Europe’s richer football clubs
Javier Tebas: "The reform of the Champions League must stop"
"We must change the standards by which decisions are made in European football. Football is an industry which has changed and Leagues must be listened to", he said.
Soccer: UEFA plans for more clubs, league system in European competition
NYON, Switzerland (Reuters) - UEFA’s plans for European competition include more clubs and a league system featuring promotion and relegation, a leading soccer official said on Wednesday.
Javier Tebas, on the creation of a European Super League: "I don't believe that"
European Football Leagues have asked to be included in decision-making when it comes to the reform of continental competitions and have rejected the proposal made by the European Club Association (ECA) to UEFA to change the current format from 2024 which, amongst other changes, includes a closed league with promotion and relegation rules and with matches at weekends.
European Leagues and clubs join forces to protect the future of professional football
European Leagues, the association of European Professional Football Leagues, held its Club Advisory Platform in Madrid today. More than 200 clubs from across 38 European countries gathered for a historical meeting with one clear goal: to protect domestic football competitions and the long-term sporting and financial sustainability of all professional clubs in Europe.
"UEFA must re-examine its original plan": Quillot is stepping into the breach against possible reform of C1
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE - "If the information which we have received to date is founded, UEFA must re-examine its original plan" and find "a consensus", warned the CEO of the French Football League (LFP) Didier Quillot, on Tuesday in Madrid after a meeting on the controversial reform of the Champions League.
In Europe, a Bitter Battle Between Clubs and Leagues Is Taking Shape
LONDON — Confronted with what they consider a power play by a group of wealthy soccer clubs to promote the Champions League at the expense of national championships, representatives of Europe’s domestic leagues will meet in Lisbon this week to discuss a strategy to protect what they say is decades of tradition, and a basic sense of fairness.
New York Times
Project to reform the Champions League: the silent majority makes itself heard
Nearly 250 clubs, 20 of them French, met in Madrid to oppose the project to reform the Champions League desired by the “bigwigs” in European football.
European Leagues to take ‘Big club’ Champions League battle to UEFA this week
May 7 – Europe’s major leagues are set to meet with UEFA officials in Switzerland on Wednesday in the latest talks over radical plans to overhaul the format of the Champions League post-2024.
Inside World Football
Nobody is in favour of the Super League
The ECA has asked for all teams to boycott Javier Tebas' proposed meetings, which aim to prevent the new changes from being approved.
Agence Press France
In Madrid, football’s Europe has joined forces against reform
Opposed to the European League’s semi-closed project, 244 European clubs warn: “No change may be made without the agreement of domestic championships”
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