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#Super League

# super-league - Friday 30 April, 2021

David Meyler: My Premier League Hall of Fame picks, and looking to Man United v Liverpool amid protests
# William Hill
# William Hill

David Meyler: My Premier League Hall of Fame picks, and looking to Man United v Liverpool amid protests

Apr 30th 2021, 9:30 AM 5,602 Views 0 Comments

Our columnist discusses some of the game’s greatest players and gives his prediction for the biggest fixture of the weekend.

# super-league - Friday 23 April, 2021

Klopp: Protests will get 'even worse' when supporters are back in stadiums
# Backlash
# Backlash

Klopp: Protests will get 'even worse' when supporters are back in stadiums

Apr 23rd 2021, 11:01 PM 4,093 Views 5 Comments

The Reds are part of the ‘Big Six’ who wanted to join the breakaway Super League competition.

Moyes calls for unified British league in wake of Super League debacle
# The More The Merrier
# The More The Merrier

Moyes calls for unified British league in wake of Super League debacle

Apr 23rd 2021, 10:44 PM 8,882 Views 10 Comments

The West Ham manager says he would like to see Rangers and Celtic playing south of the border.

No apology, but Chelsea express 'deep regret' over decision to sign up for Super League
# Bad Call
# Bad Call

No apology, but Chelsea express 'deep regret' over decision to sign up for Super League

Apr 23rd 2021, 10:30 PM 2,881 Views 1 Comment

The Blues have issued a lengthy statement from owner Roman Abramovich and the club’s board.

Thousands of Arsenal fans gather to protest against club's owners
# Super League
# Super League

Thousands of Arsenal fans gather to protest against club's owners

Apr 23rd 2021, 7:41 PM 3,377 Views 2 Comments

Supporters let off flares and held up anti-Stan Kroenke banners

Breakaway fiasco gives Premier League the chance to fix its greatest flaw
# Talking Point
# Talking Point

Breakaway fiasco gives Premier League the chance to fix its greatest flaw

Apr 23rd 2021, 4:47 PM 4,421 Views 3 Comments

The question now turns to how the Big Six should be punished for their scheming. Should they be hit by points deductions and transfer bans? Or should they be hit where it hurts most?

# super-league - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Opinion: The European Super League – the 48 hour flash in the pan, 25 years in the making
# Football
From TheJournal.ie
# Football

Opinion: The European Super League – the 48 hour flash in the pan, 25 years in the making

Apr 22nd 2021, 7:30 PM 13,130 Views 18 Comments

UCC’s Dr Seán Ó Conaill looks back on an extraordinary week for international football.

Uefa poised to shun Super League clubs when pondering Euro 2020 stadium options
# Reprisal
# Reprisal

Uefa poised to shun Super League clubs when pondering Euro 2020 stadium options

Apr 22nd 2021, 1:12 PM 5,232 Views 9 Comments

Uefa’s executive committee is set to make a final decision on Euros hosting on Friday, with Dublin likely to lose its rights to host games.

# super-league - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

The Super League has collapsed at the end of 'football's craziest 48 hours' - What happens now?
# Recounting The Drama
# Recounting The Drama

The Super League has collapsed at the end of 'football's craziest 48 hours' - What happens now?

Apr 21st 2021, 8:31 PM 20,747 Views 18 Comments

We look at why the Super League proposal collapsed, and the changes it may bring to football.

The Explainer: Why did everyone hit the roof over plans for a football Super League?
# Explainer
From TheJournal.ie
# Explainer

The Explainer: Why did everyone hit the roof over plans for a football Super League?

Apr 21st 2021, 5:30 PM 10,119 Views 10 Comments

Don’t worry if you don’t have a clue – this week’s podcast will explain.

'Most important for them is the money' - Barcelona boss Koeman slams Uefa
# Super League
# Super League

'Most important for them is the money' - Barcelona boss Koeman slams Uefa

Apr 21st 2021, 3:47 PM 14,626 Views 8 Comments

The European governing body is pushing forward with a plan to expand the Champions League from 32 to 36 teams.

Atletico Madrid and Italian clubs follow English exodus to leave Super League in ruins
# Dead In The Water
# Dead In The Water

Atletico Madrid and Italian clubs follow English exodus to leave Super League in ruins

Updated Apr 21st 2021, 12:50 PM 7,520 Views 12 Comments

The group of 12 is now down to just two — Real Madrid and Barcelona.

# super-league - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Premier League clubs withdraw from European Super League plans
# Change Of Heart
# Change Of Heart

Premier League clubs withdraw from European Super League plans

Updated Apr 20th 2021, 11:08 PM 87,323 Views 96 Comments

Owner Roman Abramovich is understood to have driven Chelsea’s decision.

Ed Woodward resigns as Manchester United executive vice-chairman
# Shock Move
# Shock Move

Ed Woodward resigns as Manchester United executive vice-chairman

Updated Apr 20th 2021, 9:24 PM 59,125 Views 47 Comments

Woodward’s exit has been confirmed by the club this evening.

Henderson calls emergency meeting of captains as 14 clubs 'vigorously reject' Super League plans
# Player Power
# Player Power

Henderson calls emergency meeting of captains as 14 clubs 'vigorously reject' Super League plans

Apr 20th 2021, 2:35 PM 16,028 Views 26 Comments

Meanwhile, Man City boss Pep Guardiola claims the new proposed format is ‘not sport’.

Boris Johnson aims to give Super League 'straight red' ahead of meeting with FA and Premier League
# Super League
From TheJournal.ie
# Super League

Boris Johnson aims to give Super League 'straight red' ahead of meeting with FA and Premier League

Apr 20th 2021, 8:02 AM 23,159 Views 50 Comments

Six Premier League clubs faced a backlash over the plans yesterday.

# super-league - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

'I didn't like the game' - Beaten Benitez fumes in two-minute China press conference
# The Rafalution
# The Rafalution

'I didn't like the game' - Beaten Benitez fumes in two-minute China press conference

Aug 5th 2020, 9:01 AM 11,897 Views 3 Comments

Benitez arrived in China to fanfare but he has found it difficult to make an impact at Dalian, winning only seven of his 20 matches.

# super-league - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Super League investigating rainbow flag claim after controversial Folau makes debut
# Issue
# Issue

Super League investigating rainbow flag claim after controversial Folau makes debut

Feb 16th 2020, 8:06 PM 45,377 Views 45 Comments

The player scored an early try on his first rugby league outing since 2010.

# super-league - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

'We didn't want to shout it from the rooftops' - Folau's unveiling at French club reportedly cancelled
# Low Key
# Low Key

'We didn't want to shout it from the rooftops' - Folau's unveiling at French club reportedly cancelled

Feb 4th 2020, 1:44 PM 9,241 Views 7 Comments

The controversial ex-Wallabies star has linked up with rugby league outfit, the Catalans Dragons.

# super-league - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Wales legend Roberts joins Super Rugby side Stormers
# Surprise Switch
# Surprise Switch

Wales legend Roberts joins Super Rugby side Stormers

Jan 16th 2020, 1:35 PM 10,783 Views 9 Comments

The 33-year-old centre has left Bath with immediate effect.

# super-league - Friday 13 December, 2019

'A lot of clubs with great history could be lost' - Ferguson on global Super League plans
# Worry
# Worry

'A lot of clubs with great history could be lost' - Ferguson on global Super League plans

Dec 13th 2019, 10:58 PM 10,666 Views 17 Comments

The legendary manager can’t see why clubs from England would be interested in the proposed competition.

# super-league - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Benítez to consider €13m offer to manage in China as Newcastle contract runs down
# Super League
# Super League

Benítez to consider €13m offer to manage in China as Newcastle contract runs down

Jun 18th 2019, 3:40 PM 4,859 Views 4 Comments

The Spaniard’s deal at St James’ Park is up on 30 June, with terms of an extension still to be agreed.

# super-league - Monday 13 May, 2019

Swiss team's match abandoned after fans reportedly demand players' shirts
# Protest
# Protest

Swiss team's match abandoned after fans reportedly demand players' shirts

May 13th 2019, 7:57 PM 6,792 Views 2 Comments

Grasshoppers have condemned the behaviour of fans after their protest forced the Super League match with Luzern to be halted.

# super-league - Sunday 24 March, 2019

Wasps reveal Edwards talks amid confusion over Wales coach's future
# Rugby League
# Rugby League

Wasps reveal Edwards talks amid confusion over Wales coach's future

Mar 24th 2019, 9:44 AM 8,265 Views 9 Comments

Shaun Edwards had been expected to join Wigan Warriors as head coach for the 2020 Super League season.

# super-league - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Strong opposition to creation of European 'Super League' after Football Leaks uncovers plans
# Chasing The Money
# Chasing The Money

Strong opposition to creation of European 'Super League' after Football Leaks uncovers plans

Nov 6th 2018, 12:36 PM 5,352 Views 7 Comments

The continent’s elite clubs have reportedly been in discussions with the aim of breaking away from their domestic leagues.

# super-league - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Wakefield prop gets 20-month ban over positive test for cocaine
# Rugby League
# Rugby League

Wakefield prop gets 20-month ban over positive test for cocaine

Aug 23rd 2018, 8:15 PM 3,640 Views 1 Comment

UKAD have back-dated the ban, leaving Adam Walker suspended until March.

# super-league - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Long-term Gatland assistant Edwards will return to rugby league after World Cup
# Minister Of Defence
# Minister Of Defence

Long-term Gatland assistant Edwards will return to rugby league after World Cup

Aug 8th 2018, 9:13 PM 7,041 Views 1 Comment

Wigan Warriors have announced that Edwards will take up a head coach role from 2020.

# super-league - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

PAOK president sorry but attacks 'totally ill establishment' after gun debacle
# Paoking Heat
# Paoking Heat

PAOK president sorry but attacks 'totally ill establishment' after gun debacle

Mar 13th 2018, 6:04 PM 3,109 Views 2 Comments

After the Greek Superleague being suspended indefinitely, PAOK president Ivan Savvidis apologised for invading the pitch with a gun.

# super-league - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Greek club's fans invade TV station in protest of Super League punishment
# Mad As Hell
# Mad As Hell

Greek club's fans invade TV station in protest of Super League punishment

Mar 6th 2018, 10:36 PM 5,408 Views 3 Comments

The supporters left peacefully after the announcement and no arrests were made.

# super-league - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Triple life! Flying between two countries for inter-county football, netball and life as a doctor
# Orchard Delight
# Orchard Delight

Triple life! Flying between two countries for inter-county football, netball and life as a doctor

Dec 24th 2017, 8:00 AM 30,458 Views 8 Comments

Armagh dual star Caroline O’Hanlon leads a busy life.

# super-league - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Super League's Kiwi star Rangi Chase hit with two-year ban for cocaine use
# Suspended
# Suspended

Super League's Kiwi star Rangi Chase hit with two-year ban for cocaine use

Nov 23rd 2017, 4:24 PM 2,706 Views 3 Comments

The half-back failed a drugs test following Widnes Vikings’ Super League loss to Wakefield Trinity in July.

# super-league - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

'The Totally Wicked Stadium' is a strong contender for worst sponsorship deal ever
# What's In A Name
# What's In A Name

'The Totally Wicked Stadium' is a strong contender for worst sponsorship deal ever

Nov 30th 2016, 3:12 PM 11,781 Views 8 Comments

We had no plans to go to Langtree Park – and we certainly won’t be going now.

# super-league - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Huddersfield Giants academy player (17) passes away after suffering head injury
# RIP
# RIP

Huddersfield Giants academy player (17) passes away after suffering head injury

Jun 14th 2016, 5:17 PM 8,340 Views 2 Comments

Rugby league is in mourning after the club confirmed the tragic news.

# super-league - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Bayern boss backs creation of Euro super league
# Split Decisions
# Split Decisions

Bayern boss backs creation of Euro super league

Jan 13th 2016, 1:11 PM 6,911 Views 22 Comments

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge believes the continent’s elite are becoming too strong for their domestic competitions.

# super-league - Monday 24 August, 2015

Rugby player gets second red card in as many games after sickening WWE-style tackle
# Ben Pomeroy
# Ben Pomeroy

Rugby player gets second red card in as many games after sickening WWE-style tackle

Aug 24th 2015, 4:55 PM 13,199 Views 16 Comments

Sickening suplex tackle lands him yet another red card.

# super-league - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Nasty rugby league shoulder to the face results in a red card
# Super League
# Super League

Nasty rugby league shoulder to the face results in a red card

Aug 11th 2015, 5:13 PM 6,304 Views 7 Comments

Ben Pomeroy was promptly shown a red card.

# super-league - Friday 3 July, 2015

Rugby league gave us another outrageously instinctive piece of skill yesterday
# Improv
# Improv

Rugby league gave us another outrageously instinctive piece of skill yesterday

Jul 3rd 2015, 7:57 PM 9,058 Views 4 Comments

Still one touch short of Steph Roche though…

# super-league - Monday 13 October, 2014

Ben Flower faces minimum eight-match ban following Grand Final attack
# Flower Out
# Flower Out

Ben Flower faces minimum eight-match ban following Grand Final attack

Oct 13th 2014, 3:47 PM 4,598 Views 13 Comments

Wigan prop charged with the RFL’s most serious disciplinary offence.

# super-league - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Ben Flower apologises for his violent assault during yesterday's Super League Grand Final
# Shamed
# Shamed

Ben Flower apologises for his violent assault during yesterday's Super League Grand Final

Oct 12th 2014, 1:56 PM 7,156 Views 7 Comments

The Wigan prop was sent-off just two minutes into the game after twice punching St Helen’s Lance Hohaia.

# super-league - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Basel: No Tottenham approach for Yakin
# Swiss Role
# Swiss Role

Basel: No Tottenham approach for Yakin

Dec 18th 2013, 7:49 PM 3,375 Views 4 Comments

We all remember the Yakin brothers, right Ireland fans?

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