If the insatiable elite want to follow the IPL’s example, then let them if it helps counter football’s growing predictability
Consider the start of this season. What do you see? Do the chaotic results – Manchester City letting in five, Manchester United letting in six, Liverpool letting in seven, Everton and Aston Villa top of the table, Chelsea making 3-3 their default result – engender a thrill of excitement at the unpredictability of it all? Or did you see the two Manchester clubs in the bottom half of the table after last weekend, and Tottenham and Chelsea seventh and eighth, and worry that this might damage revenue streams for teams favoured by the global audience?
Written by Jonathan Wilson
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2020/oct/24/europes-richest-clubs-want-a-super-league-perhaps-its-best-to-let-the-greedy-go under the title “Europe’s richest clubs want a super league: perhaps it’s best to let the greedy go | Jonathan Wilson”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.