European Super League announced

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One of the ironic things said about the Super League was how boring it would be playing the same teams every year. That is right. Been playing Everton home and away since 1955 and that was a total bore fest. Also add in victims* since 1962, scum for every season except that wonderful 1977-78 season and Man U except 1975-1976.

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arrgee wrote:
Sat Apr 24, 2021 12:01 am
One of the ironic things said about the Super League was how boring it would be playing the same teams every year. That is right. Been playing Everton home and away since 1955 and that was a total bore fest. Also add in victims* since 1962, scum for every season except that wonderful 1977-78 season and Man U except 1975-1976.
One of the things about drawing Barca, Real Madrid, Juve, PSG etc was the excitement of it, hadn’t played them for years etc, if it was the same teams year after year, the novelty would soon wear off and stagnate back to the same old levels of excitement we reserve for Olympiacos.

Anyway, after this season, we would be lucky to be invited back to the top table anyway.

We should all be thanking Arteta, for keeping us out of the super league :barscarf:

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So, Turkey not on green list, fans told not to travel, UEFA have been asked to move final to England, given there's two English teams in final, sounds like common sense :rubchin:
Let's wait and see!

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StuartL wrote:
Sat Apr 24, 2021 9:39 am
arrgee wrote:
Sat Apr 24, 2021 12:01 am
One of the ironic things said about the Super League was how boring it would be playing the same teams every year. That is right. Been playing Everton home and away since 1955 and that was a total bore fest. Also add in victims* since 1962, scum for every season except that wonderful 1977-78 season and Man U except 1975-1976.
One of the things about drawing Barca, Real Madrid, Juve, PSG etc was the excitement of it, hadn’t played them for years etc, if it was the same teams year after year, the novelty would soon wear off and stagnate back to the same old levels of excitement we reserve for Olympiacos.

Anyway, after this season, we would be lucky to be invited back to the top table anyway.

We should all be thanking Arteta, for keeping us out of the super league :barscarf:

As our players were laid out dejected on the turf at the end of the game and the pundits mentioned it was the first time in 25 years that we wouldn't have European football, please spare a thought for Rodders and I. We've spent a fortune on Barry White collectables, the plunge bath, mood lighting and accessories for our annual meeting with Olympiacos.......

Who knows when we will see its return?

Rodders - might have to stick it all up on eBay mate :cry: :cry: :cry:

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goonersid wrote:
Fri May 07, 2021 5:39 pm
So, Turkey not on green list, fans told not to travel, UEFA have been asked to move final to England, given there's two English teams in final, sounds like common sense :rubchin:
Let's wait and see!
It'll be interesting to see if they back up the motto they adopted, football is for the fans.
Given that of the 10,000 people allowed to attend the Final in Turkey, only 2000 tickets were available to the clubs, with the other 6,000 going to "others".
UEFA the greediest, most corrupt organisation of them all.

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Nos89 wrote:
Fri May 07, 2021 9:05 pm
goonersid wrote:
Fri May 07, 2021 5:39 pm
So, Turkey not on green list, fans told not to travel, UEFA have been asked to move final to England, given there's two English teams in final, sounds like common sense :rubchin:
Let's wait and see!
It'll be interesting to see if they back up the motto they adopted, football is for the fans.
Given that of the 10,000 people allowed to attend the Final in Turkey, only 2000 tickets were available to the clubs, with the other 6,000 going to "others".
UEFA the greediest, most corrupt organisation of them all.
Spot on mate, how can the two clubs involved get less than the corporate jonny’s who are just there for a day out ?

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StuartL wrote:
Sat May 08, 2021 1:53 pm
Nos89 wrote:
Fri May 07, 2021 9:05 pm
goonersid wrote:
Fri May 07, 2021 5:39 pm
So, Turkey not on green list, fans told not to travel, UEFA have been asked to move final to England, given there's two English teams in final, sounds like common sense :rubchin:
Let's wait and see!
It'll be interesting to see if they back up the motto they adopted, football is for the fans.
Given that of the 10,000 people allowed to attend the Final in Turkey, only 2000 tickets were available to the clubs, with the other 6,000 going to "others".
UEFA the greediest, most corrupt organisation of them all.
Spot on mate, how can the two clubs involved get less than the corporate jonny’s who are just there for a day out ?
Amazing how well the utterly corrupt UEFA have come out of this. Meanwhile, Arsenal will have 5% of Uefa competition revenues withheld for one season, starting in 2023 as punishment for threatening to join Super League. 5% of nothing ain’t much :D

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So, of the 12 clubs that wanted to leave UEFA competitions, 3 of them now face a 2 year ban. That simply doesn't make sense. It's like being barred from a pub you don't like drinking in. I wonder what those 3 clubs do during the 2 year ban? Maybe play in an exclusive club competition with some other teams.

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The funny thing is if that happened the TV companies who decried the ESL would want the TV rights to screen those matches so as not to lose subscribers :roll:

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