The Premier League announces “an owners’ charter” to protect itself from a Super League project

The Premier League announces “an owners’ charter” to protect itself from a Super League project

The Premier League teams accepted, on Thursday, the principle of an owners’ charter which « will reaffirm the values ​​and expectations placed on clubs and their owners ” with the aim of preventing any future participation of England in a European Super League project.

“The shareholders discussed a series of questions and once again committed to relying on the collective of 20 clubs to benefit all of football., the Premier League said in a statement. Following the deal reached between the Premier League, the FA and the six clubs involved in the proposals to create a European Super League, shareholders today approved rules to further protect the League against any future split from the competition. Clubs that break the new rules will be subject to significant penalties. “

Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City and Tottenham fined

On Thursday, the six Premier League clubs that had planned to join the Super League were fined. Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City and Tottenham have agreed to pay the Premier League a € 4m fine each. They are exposed to a penalty of € 23 million each and a penalty of 30 points if they try again in the future.

“These additional rules and regulations are put in place to ensure that the principles of the Premier League and open competition are protected, and to bring certainty and stability to our clubs and their fans”, concludes the Premier League press release.

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Olivier Giroud (Chelsea) wants to take up a new challenge next season

Olivier Giroud (Chelsea) wants to take up a new challenge next season

At Clairefontaine, Olivier Giroud is happy. Saturday, during the opposition, it was beautiful never to integrate the team of the supposed holders, he displayed an enthusiasm and a motivation rewarded by a nice goal. The second top scorer in the history of the France team (44 goals) was in his element, fulfilled and determined to have a role to play in the adventure that awaits the Blues.

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England investigate their clubs tempted by the Super League

England investigate their clubs tempted by the Super League

The English Football Federation (FA) announced that it had launched an investigation last week into the role played by Premier League clubs in the attempt to create a Super League on April 18, a project that was finally suspended after 48 hours, only. It concerns Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham.

“We have written to all clubs to formally request all relevant information and evidence regarding their participation, explains a spokesperson for the British authority. Once we have the required information, we will review the appropriate action. Clearly what happened was unacceptable and could have caused serious damage to clubs, at all levels of English football. “

Le report de Manchester United – Liverpool

Manchester United supporters clashed with police and stormed Old Trafford on Sunday, ahead of their game against Liverpool, which had to be postponed. There were also demonstrations on the sidelines of Chelsea and Arsenal meetings, marking the general hostility of England fans to this Super League project.

“The supporters played a vital and impactful role in helping to prevent the European Super League from forming and we understand their frustrations, clarified the English Federation. However, we cannot tolerate the violent and criminal behavior that took place ahead of the game between Manchester United and Liverpool, which the FA is currently investigating. “

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Chelsea players win English League Cup

Chelsea players win English League Cup

In less than thirty minutes, the case was folded. Chelsea, leader of the FA WSL, retained this Sunday the Conti Cup, the English Women’s League Cup by beating Bristol, the last of the championship, (6-0) on the lawn of Vicarage Road, Watford stadium.

After 28 minutes, Sam Kerr, the Australian star of the team had already scored a brace (3rd, 10th) and the English international striker Fran Kirby had knocked out the Bristol players with a third goal (28th). Kirby, designated player of the match, put it back six minutes later (34th, 4-0). After the break Kerr (48th, 5-0) and Norwegian midfielder Guro Reiten (55th, 6-0) concluded the offensive festival of Emma Hayes players.

Already winners of the competition last year, the Blues have brilliantly retained their title.

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Pep Guardiola (Manchester City) breaks record held by José Mourinho

Pep Guardiola (Manchester City) breaks record held by José Mourinho

Pep Guardiola made Premier League history on Saturday against West Ham (2-1). The Spanish coach set a new record: he won his 200th on the bench for Manchester City in 273 games. It crushes the previous one, which was held by José Mourinho. The Portuguese had reached this number of victories in 309 appearances for Chelsea.

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Thomas Tuchel already on the Chelsea bench against Wolverhampton

Thomas Tuchel already on the Chelsea bench against Wolverhampton

On December 23, Thomas Tuchel was still the coach of PSG, against Strasbourg (4-0). A month and four days later, he will be on the Chelsea bench this Wednesday evening, in front of Wolverhampton, on the 20th day of the Premier League. The incredible rebound of the German technician (47 years), at least by his delay, was formalized Tuesday by the London club: arrived the same morning in London, he signed in the wake of a two and a half year contract, before lead his first workout in the late afternoon.

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Steven Gerrard (Rangers) “very disappointed” for Frank Lampard, sacked from Chelsea

Steven Gerrard (Rangers) “very disappointed” for Frank Lampard, sacked from Chelsea

Steven Gerrard (Rangers coach): “I am very disappointed for Frank (Lampard), he’s a friend of mine and someone I respect a lot. but knowing the person, he’ll be back in no time. He will be able to do the empty thing, prepare for a new project, spend time with his young family. I’m disappointed for him, I found the decision to be taken very quickly, just after a good result this weekend.

But I don’t know the details, I don’t know how he went about it and I don’t know his relationship with the club. But, in my opinion, Chelsea could have reached out and supported him during this difficult period in terms of results. But this club have done this in the past, so it’s no surprise. “

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Aston Villa get the job done, winning against Newcastle

Aston Villa get the job done, winning against Newcastle

The Villans easily defeated Newcastle on Saturday in the late Premier League Matchday 11 game. After the quick goal of Ollie Watkins (13th), it was the former Lyonnais Bertrand Traoré who illustrated himself with a very good goal after an offering from Jack Grealish, the 3rd best passer in the Championship (8).

Thanks to this success, the Villans jump in the standings and go back to 8th place, 4 points behind Tottenham (5th). As for Newcastle, Steve Bruce’s team remains in danger in 16th place with 7 points ahead of Fulham (18th).

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Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) makes Premier League history

Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) makes Premier League history

February, June, November and December. Four times this year Bruno Fernandes has distinguished himself in the English Championship since his arrival at Manchester United in winter 2020. He was elected this Friday player of the month for December in the Premier League. A historic performance for the one who was again decisive with his club, leader of the Championship, during the first Championship meeting in January against Aston Villa (2-1).

Scorer twice against Leeds (6-2), once against Aston Villa (2-1) and involved in his team’s three goals against Leicester (2-2) and Wolverhampton (1-0), the former leader Sporting Portugal once again demonstrated its ability to be decisive during the month of December.

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Coronavirus: Benjamin Mendy (Manchester City) broke protocol during his New Years Eve

Coronavirus: Benjamin Mendy (Manchester City) broke protocol during his New Years Eve

While Tottenham has called to order three players (Erik Lamela, Sergio Reguilon and Giovani Lo Celso) for not having respected the health protocol, another New Year’s Eve makes England talk this weekend. It is that of Benjamin Mendy, the left side of Manchester City who also broke the rules on the night of December 31.

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