OUT OF THEIR LEAGUE: MP Ian Mearns discusses the proposed European Superleague and the teams withdrawal from the plans
And Almost as quickly as it was announced, the English teams involved in the European Super League withdrew from the competition. The pressure was on, with fans, football bosses, pundits and the government all coming down hard on the 6 teams to stop these plans that would have seen players banned from the premier league and from playing for their national team. The MP for Gateshead, Ian Mearns, lead backbench MPs in their opposition to the plans. We spoke to him to get his reaction to the latest developments.
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