Heads of ECA and European Leagues at odds over reforms

8 October 2019

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Photo: Mark Bisson “We do recognise the value of keeping the open system, allowing everyone to join the competitions," said ECA Chairman Andrea Agnelli today at the Leaders Sports Business Summit in London today.

European Club Association head Andrea Agnelli takes swipe at leagues’ body at Leaders Sports Business Summit.

Leagues chief Lars Christer-Olsson responds to ECA criticism, insists debate should be around principles not format.

The divisions between the European Club Assocation and European Leagues were laid bare at the Leaders Sports Business Summit in London today.

European Club Association chairman Andrea Agnelli escalated the war of words with the umbrella body for the continent’s leagues in a speech providing an overview of the stalled process to deliver reforms to European club competitions.

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