SD Europe is dismayed by the plans of certain English, Spanish and Italian clubs to form a European super league. And we support the statement issued by UEFA and the affected governing bodies earlier today. Football in Europe is more than just a business whose sole aim is to maximise profits. The European Model of Sport—which is based on sporting merit, promotion and relegation, qualification for UEFA competitions through domestic success, and fair revenue distribution— is at
The date has been set for the first Clubs and Supporters for better Governance in Football project workshop: from 13-15 June, project partners and contributing organisations will gather at FC United of Manchester for two days of debate, discussion and collaboration; all under the theme of Governance. It’s a word that has become ubiquitous in sporting circles over recent years, and as such, governance can be defined in many ways. This workshop will address those debates, but a
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