Clubs and Leagues warn of “devastating effect” of UEFA’s Competition Reform
10 March 2021
Club and league representatives use European Leagues online forum to attack UEFA’s plans for overhaul of the Champions League.
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Leading clubs and leagues across Europe have warned of the “devastating effect” on football’s financial and competitive ecosystem if UEFA and the European Club Association (ECA) proceed with its current plans to overhaul its club competitions.
At an online forum hosted by the European Leagues representative body and attended by more than 300 clubs and league representatives, delegates expressed wide-ranging concerns about the proposals to alter the shape of European club competitions from 2024.
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