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English FA Opens Inquiry into European Super League Breakaway


(Al Jazeera) The English FA has opened an inquiry into the Super League rebellion and sought evidence from the six English clubs involved in the breakaway that could lead to punishments.

The Premier League also disclosed on Monday that it had prepared measures to stop teams playing in closed competitions.

Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City and Tottenham launched an ill-fated attempt last month to found a new European competition with three clubs from each of Spain and Italy.

But after 48 hours of intense protests and criticism, which continues to reverberate through English football, the Premier League clubs withdrew from the project last week.

“Last week, we started an official inquiry into the formation of the European Super League and the involvement of the six English clubs,” an English FA spokesperson said on Monday.

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