UEFA on Friday introduced sanctions, together with monetary punishments, towards 9 of the 12 golf equipment behind the aborted Super League challenge, after the golf equipment “apologised” and acknowledged “a mistake”. The governing physique of European soccer mentioned that “in a spirit of reconciliation” the 9 golf equipment had agreed to a “Club Commitment Declaration” and accepted a 5 p.c lower of their European income for one season.
However, three golf equipment, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus, didn’t signal the declaration.
UEFA mentioned it “reserved all rights to take whatever action it deems appropriate against those clubs that have so far refused to renounce the so-called ‘Super League’.
“The matter will promptly be referred to the competent UEFA disciplinary our bodies,” the statement concluded.
The nine clubs that opted out of the project — Tottenham, Arsenal, Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool, Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan and AC Milan — have agreed to a series of “reintegration measures”.
“These golf equipment recognised their errors shortly and have taken motion to exhibit their contrition and future dedication to European soccer,” mentioned UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin.
“The similar can’t be mentioned for the golf equipment that stay concerned within the so-called ‘Super League’ and UEFA will take care of these golf equipment subsequently.”
The nine have agreed to forego five percent of their revenue from UEFA competitions for one season and pay, between them, a 15-million-euro ($18.25 million) donation to support grassroots and youth football in Europe.
They also committed to participating in UEFA competitions for which they qualify and agreed to pay fines of 100m euros if they ever seek to play in an “unauthorised” competitors.
“It takes a powerful organisation to confess making a mistake particularly in lately of trial by social media. These golf equipment have completed simply that,” said Ceferin.
“In accepting their commitments and willingness to restore the disruption they brought about, UEFA needs to place this chapter behind it and transfer ahead in a optimistic spirit.”
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