Thursday's soccer news starts with the rebellious three from The Super League continuing in their refusal to give UEFA what it wants. That would seem to be apologizing like the other nine members of the breakaway. Instead, Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Juventus released a joint statement calling out UEFA's intention to sanction them while the three clubs move forward with their court . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Apr 22, 2021) US Soccer Players - John W Henry looked uncomfortable. Far more uncomfortable than we're accustomed to seeing from people with his levels of wealth and power. "I want to apologize to all the fans, supporters of Liverpool Football Club for the disruption I've caused over the past 48 hours," he said at the start of a two-and-a-half-minute video, . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with The Super League falling apart two days after the initial announcement. Facing mounting pressure from soccer's bureaocracy and fans, the Premier League clubs were the first to withdraw. All six released statements on Tuesday night, confirming that they were no longer willing to go ahead with an alternative Champions League. Media reports had Barcelona, Atletico . . .
By J Hutcherson (Apr 20, 2021) US Soccer Players - As so many have pointed out over the last 48 hours, the European club soccer model has been in extended flux since the early 90s. The creation of the Premier League and UEFA turning the European Cup into the Champions League started a direct path to what's happening right now. I once wrote a multi-part series called "The Shadow of the Super . . .