Deadlock over plans to reform European club competition

10 September 2019

Agnelli
Photo: Getty Images The ECA chairman Andrea Agnelli (pictured left before a Juventus match against Parma) yesterday appeared to offer a more conciliatory tone to delegates at the ECA-meeting, saying that there must be a “strong symbiosis” with the domestic leagues, who currently oppose the ECA proposals.

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James Corbett corbett@offthepitch.com

GENEVA - Europe’s leading clubs meet again in Geneva today in an attempt to try and break the impasse over the future shape of European club competition.

The European Club Association (ECA), a representative group of more than 200 of Europe’s leading clubs, convenes for its biannual general assembly facing deadlock over the future direction of European club competition.

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