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Football Leaks & The Future Of Footbal

PRO_TOO

Team Heffernan
25 May 2003
Rego Park, Germany
Team Heffernan
interesting articles. A lot to read but none the less very informative.

A Guide to the New Football Leaks
Revelations

http://www.spiegel.de/international...saint-germain-gianni-infantino-a-1236277.html

Documents Show Secret Plans for Elite League of Top Clubs
http://www.spiegel.de/international...-for-elite-league-of-top-clubs-a-1236447.html

How FIFA's President Failed To Clean Up Football
http://www.spiegel.de/international...ifa-president-provide-and-rule-a-1236439.html

How Oil Money Distorts Global Football
http://www.spiegel.de/international...-and-psg-pact-with-the-sheikhs-a-1236414.html

I’m still reading.
Let the discussion begin.
 

its999maggle

Custom Title:
24 February 2018
Mars
Borussia Dortmund
interesting articles. A lot to read but none the less very informative.

A Guide to the New Football Leaks
Revelations

http://www.spiegel.de/international...saint-germain-gianni-infantino-a-1236277.html

Documents Show Secret Plans for Elite League of Top Clubs
http://www.spiegel.de/international...-for-elite-league-of-top-clubs-a-1236447.html

How FIFA's President Failed To Clean Up Football
http://www.spiegel.de/international...ifa-president-provide-and-rule-a-1236439.html

How Oil Money Distorts Global Football
http://www.spiegel.de/international...-and-psg-pact-with-the-sheikhs-a-1236414.html

I’m still reading.
Let the discussion begin.
If there is a Super League, no team should have relegation invincibility. You win the National League, you go to the Super League. The idea does sound good but will actually be very bad. Besides, we already have the UCL and the UEL.
 

Godotelli

Stroking Silva's Hair
27 July 2012
Manchester
Manchester City
I don't know what else Infantino has been up to but it was part of his job to be involved in the FFP settlement negotiations. Settlements that other clubs could challenge if they felt them too lenient - non did.
The pejorative writing style of these articles, which are based upon illegal hacking, makes it difficult to know where the journalism begins and the tabloid ends.
As Gab Marcotti has pointed out, there's nothing new about any of the above FFP or ESL stuff. Interesting to see some of the hacked emails but in general all a bit of a damp squib, despite how it's being sold by DS

On the topic of cleaning up football, it should be noted that Football Leaks itself is far from clean. There have been plenty of articles in the past highlighting their/his attempts at blackmail - Doyen Sports, for example, where emails showing the attempted blackmail were ...leaked.
It's also obvious that they rely on massive hacking, you don't get terabytes of data from all corners of the globe via genuine sources. And this matters because it's almost certainly inadmissible in court so if your goal is to clean up football the data likely should have been handled differently.
 
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Isslander

Gordon's alive!
3 August 2003
Iceland
Liverpool
The future of Football is VAR, which means the future of football sucks!

Not really what this thread is about I guess, I just really hate VAR!
 

Mikhail

Champions League
10 August 2018
A little off topic maybe but all of the real clubs need to set up their own league and play in it and let the corrupt plastic oil clubs like PSG and Man City play each other 38 times a season.

Sick of modern football and I’m sick of the oil clubs. They are soulless.
 

its999maggle

Custom Title:
24 February 2018
Mars
Borussia Dortmund
A little off topic maybe but all of the real clubs need to set up their own league and play in it and let the corrupt plastic oil clubs like PSG and Man City play each other 38 times a season.

Sick of modern football and I’m sick of the oil clubs. They are soulless.
Man City was always soulless.
 
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