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European Super League clubs plan lawsuit against UEFA

By Abiodun Ogundairo
26 October 2021   |   8:35 am
Three football clubs pushing for a European Super League are reportedly considering legal action. The clubs — which had hoped to stop other teams being promoted or relegated — accuse soccer chiefs of seeking a monopoly.

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