European Super League is ‘necessary’, insists Barcelona chief Joan Laporta as he confirms support despite Prem exodus

BARCELONA president Joan Laporta insists the highly-controversial European Super League is ‘absolutely necessary’ – despite its apparent collapse. The football world was shocked on Sunday when 12 clubs revealed the formation of the proposed breakaway competition to rival the Champions League. Manchester United and City, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham

When will the European Super League start and how will it work?

FOOTBALL has been stunned by the announcement of a European Super League. 12 clubs, including England's Man Utd, Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham, Liverpool and Man City have declared their intention to create a new competition in defiance of Uefa. But how would it work and when could it start? Here's all

European Super League: Chelsea and Man City face pressure to pull out

Man City are ‘most likely to crack’ and QUIT the European Super League to shatter the plans, says Gary Neville, while Jurgen Klopp ‘can turn Liverpool’s owners’ as Chelsea also face huge pressure Doubts are emerging over the commitment of two teams for the Super League Manchester City and Chelsea

BT Sport condemns European Super League and fears for 'damaging effect to long-term health of football'

BT SPORT have condemned the formation of a European Super League by insisting it could have a 'damaging effect' on football. The revelation was confirmed on Sunday as the 'big six' Premier League clubs announced they had signed up to be involved in the new 20-team format. But with the

European borders need ‘deep overhaul’ after attacks: Macron

Save articles for later Add articles to your saved list and come back to them any time. Paris: Europe must rethink its open-border Schengen area, including a more robust protection of the zone's external frontiers, French President Emmanuel Macron said, after a spate of Islamist attacks in France and Austria.

European football chiefs admit for first time season may be AXED after Belgium becomes first league to pull the plug – The Sun

EUROPEAN football chiefs have admitted for the first time the season may have to be scrapped. A joint letter to all leagues and clubs confirms that finishing the campaign despite the coronavirus crisis is the collective aim of European football. That is a direct response to the decision by Belgian

Royal lockdown! European monarchies lead by example and work from home

Royals on lockdown! European monarchs and their heirs lead by example and work from home as people are urged to stay inside to curb the spread of coronavirus Royal families across Europe are working from home during the pandemic Dutch, Norwegian and Belgian royals have all shared lockdown snaps online

ECB announces plan to help eurozone banks withstand coronavirus

The European Central Bank (ECB) has eased pressure on eurozone banks as it prepares for the coronavirus outbreak to worsen. Announcing measures that it said would allow banks to continue “to fulfil their role in funding the real economy”, the ECB said it would continue to monitor the economic effects

Sweden seeks European arrest warrant for Julian Assange over re-opened rape probe as WikiLeaks boss faces extradition battle – The Sun

SWEDISH prosecutors have asked for Julian Assange to detained over the re-opened probe into the rape allegations he faces. The 47-year-old Australian is currently being held in London's Belmarsh prison after he was sentenced to 50 weeks for bail violation. At the time he jumped bail he was facing extradition

Protesters ‘toss milkshake’ at UKIP hopeful who joked about raping Labour MP

Protesters attempted to hurl milkshakes and fish at UKIP candidate Carl Benjamin as he visited Cornwall with supporter and far-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos. BBC footage shows a scuffle involving Benjamin filmed after the moment witnesses claim protesters tried to target the candidate with a milkshake, but missed. There were also