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European Super League timeline: The plan that blew up world football and then unravelled – ABC News

In the space of just 60 hours, a dozen of the world’s top football clubs went from announcing a breakaway Super League, to copping a furious backlash, to multiple…



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It was about 1pm in London, or 10pm AEST on Sunday, when the first word started seeping out about a plan to gather some of the biggest clubs in world football into a new breakaway competition.
From there, it took just two and a half days  or just under 60 frantic hours for the whole project to unravel.
For many people interested in football, the announcement came as a shock. However, there had been some earlier signs. 
Here’s how it all came about (all times and dates London time).
January 2021: 

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