European Leagues tired of breakaway threats from big clubs

FILE PHOTO: Chairman Lars-Christer Olsson addresses the media after a general assembly of the EPFL (European Professional Football Leagues), the umbrella organization representing Europe's professional soccer leagues, at the airport in Zurich, Switzerland October 21, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

ZURICH (Reuters) – The umbrella organisation representing Europe‚Äôs domestic leagues is tired of breakaway threats, it said on Tuesday in response to a proposal to create a two-division world soccer league. The Financial Times and New York Times have reported that discussions led by Real Madrid president Florentino Perez have taken place over the possibility […]

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