The Super League has been suspended after all six English clubs involved were pressured into withdrawing from the competition.
Man City announced their withdrawal yesterday while Chelsea have confirmed that they have begun precedure to withdraw from the proposed Super League. As at now, all six English clubs involved, have all pulled out of the Super League project following government, media and fan pressure. The teams are:
- Man City
- Man United
Reacting to the situation, the Super League issued a statement suspending the competition.
“We are reconsidering the appropriate steps, in order to reshape the project”.
“We’re proposing a new competition, because current one isn’t working. English clubs have been forced to leave, due to outside pressure” –read the statement.
This comes after fans protested online and around the stadiums against the formation of a competition that is meant for a select few.
UEFA had threatened to boot out Super League teams from all UEFA competitions, while La Liga, Premier and Serie A also vowed to suspend the clubs from domestic competitions if they continue with the project.
UEFA has commended the English sides for pulling out of the Super League project.