Tuesday July 7, 2020

Ewan McKenna: It’s time to face facts, you’re not a fan of an elite team

You’re just a customer of big business

6th March, 2016
Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United are the superpowers of English soccer

Last Tuesday, senior officials from Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United got together in London’s Dorchester Hotel.

There they sat with Charlie Stillitano, chairman of Relevant Sports, a company owned by American billionaire Stephen Ross and one that’s behind many money-spinning, brand-building pre-season tours.

The clubs were quick to deny the meeting involved talk of a European Super League, giving the impression that they just don’t care about revealing...

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