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Liverpool owner apologizes to fans over Super League fiasco

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Crocodile tears. All 12 teams should start next season on -20 points.

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All soccer is a fiasco..

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Crocodile tears. All 12 teams should start next season on -20 points.

Pure slime. It was one of the most cringe-inducing things I’ve seen in football.

Relegate all teams involved in this.

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Relegate all teams involved in this.

The managers, players and fans were not part of the discussion or the decision making but you want to punish them anyway?

The owners of Liverpool have made a rift with the fans which won't heal so quickly.

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The managers, players and fans were not part of the discussion or the decision making but you want to punish them anyway?

Yes. The managers, players and fans have been happy to reap the rewards given to them by these vultures. As I posted yesterday, you hear the odd moan about ordinary people being priced out of football with spiraling ticket prices, but then ‘Oh, look! We are spending £150,000,000 on a center-half and a keeper!”

You get in bed with these types - be prepared to take the good with the bad. The managers and players of these clubs have been stuffing their pockets with outrageous wages and the supporters have been largely compliant as long as the trophies come in.

No victims here - they’re all complicit.

Punish these clubs severely. They’ve shown a total lack of respect for football.

The owners of Liverpool have made a rift with the fans which won't heal so quickly.

I think a few players coming in for massive fees will keep them happy.

Disgusted with Liverpool FC. Disgraced my hometown. I know many Liverpool fans who feel the same way.

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The managers and players of these clubs have been stuffing their pockets with outrageous wages and the supporters have been largely compliant as long as the trophies come in.

Look at your own team, Everton.

Carlo Ancelotti has reportedly agreed to an astonishing £14 million deal to take over as Everton boss. The 60-year-old will earn £2.5 million if he keeps the Toffees in the Premier League. That'll be in addition to his huge £11.5 million a year contract, which makes him the third highest-paid manager in England's top flight.

Everton F.C. 2020-21 Payroll

https://www.spotrac.com/epl/everton-fc/payroll/

I think a few players coming in for massive fees will keep them happy.

I don't agree, the majority of the Liverpool fans will not be so forgiving and I can see the sale of the club on the horizon. Klopp will need to think about whether to continue as a manager.

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Greedy bastards who don't give a rat about the loving fans but their pockets.

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Look at your own team, Everton.

Carlo Ancelotti has reportedly agreed to an astonishing £14 million deal to take over as Everton boss. The 60-year-old will earn £2.5 million if he keeps the Toffees in the Premier League. That'll be in addition to his huge £11.5 million a year contract, which makes him the third highest-paid manager in England's top flight.

Everton F.C. 2020-21 Payroll

Yep. Ridiculous cash.

As you know, I’m not a bitter Evertonian. I wanted Liverpool to win the league last season.

However, the fact remains that the owners of Liverpool, Man U and Arsenal in particular were the ringleaders of this outrage from England.

If Everton had been a member of this dirty half-dozen, I’d have been calling for them to get relegated too.

Do you think there should be no punishment here?

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What a week! At least Spurs and United supporters are enjoying a silver lining to this storm cloud of a week in the form of the backs of Jose and Woodward. Otherwise a devastating few days for football.

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However, the fact remains that the owners of Liverpool, Man U and Arsenal in particular were the ringleaders of this outrage from England. Do you think there should be no punishment here?

It would be wrong to punish the managers/players/fans who knew nothing about it until it was announced. Liverpool captain Henderson led the charge by the players in outrage.

If punishment is merited then fine the owners of the clubs.

It's not the first time a super league has been kicked about.

When it comes to the EPL I would prefer to see the German model of the fans owning the clubs. Always thought that.

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European Super League president Florentino Perez refuses to give up on it as he insists all 12 clubs signed a 'legally binding contract' and 'nobody has left yet'.

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Greedy bastards who don't give a rat about the loving fans but their pockets.

Please. The fans are the enablers of this

We are spending £150,000,000 on a center-half and a keeper!

kind of obscenity.

If the fans really loved the sport, they'd tell the "Big 6" to shove it and go support the grass roots teams the fans really could own. They could even put down the lager and play the sport themselves.

Mindless tribalism has been the death of the beautiful game, not the money men.

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Fan power. After fans staged a protest at Stamford Bridge and players couldn't get in the stadium, then suddenly Chelsea declared themselves out of the super league. Way to go

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Lol, Henry never had to apologize to Boston Red Sox fans like this when they traded away Mookie Betts, the league's best player

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If the fans really loved the sport, they'd tell the "Big 6" to shove it and go support the grass roots teams the fans really could own. They could even put down the lager and play the sport themselves.

Mindless tribalism has been the death of the beautiful game, not the money men.

Huh? Spoken like someone who doesn't follow football seriously.

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