After the withdrawal of several clubs following pressure from institutions, players, fans and the political world, the Super League organizers announced the postponement of the project in an official press release issued shortly after 1:30 am.
The press release:
The Super League is convinced that the current status quo in European football must change. We are proposing a new European competition because the existing system does not work.
Our proposal has the objective of allowing our sport to evolve, generating resources and stability for the entire pyramid of the football world, also helping to overcome the financial difficulties encountered by the entire football community. after the pandemic.
In addition, our proposal would guarantee football players much better solidarity contributions.
Despite the announcement of the exit of the English clubs, forced to take such a decision because of the pressure exerted on them, We are convinced that our proposal fully complies with European laws and regulations, as demonstrated today by a court ruling which protects the Super League from third party actions.
Given the current circumstances, we will assess how to reshape the project, always keeping in mind our goals to offer fans the best possible experience, improving solidarity contributions for the entire football community.