Premier League’s greed may consume it as Manchester City’s date with destiny looms | Barney Ronay

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Ominous news that those epic financial charges will be judged, eventually, feels like an existential threat for league and club

Tick-tock. Humans love an extinction event. Entire religious mythologies, entire episodes of Star Trek tend to move this way, toward hubris and nemesis, the notion of end times.

The Mayans had the end of the world pegged at 21 December 2012, which might, in retrospect, have been a decent offer we should have accepted. The entire cultural history of the 1980s is basically Midge Ure walking through the Vienna mist in a leather overcoat surrounded by decaying grandeur and laughing Nazi-yuppies, waiting for megadeath to fall from the skies.

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Written by Barney Ronay
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2023/dec/01/premier-league-in-peril-as-gold-mine-manchester-citys-date-with-destiny-looms under the title “Premier League’s greed may consume it as Manchester City’s date with destiny looms | Barney Ronay”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.