The English Premier League has announced it is preparing a new “Owners’ Charter” in response to the mooted European Super League, while the Football Association has commenced a probe into the breakaway competition.
The announcements from the two organisations follows concerted fan protests, and widespread condemnation within the game, at the actions of the six Premier League clubs involved in the ESL. This came to a head on Sunday, as the Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford was postponed amid fan protests against the ESL and the home club’s American owners, the Glazer family.
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