PM Liz Truss puts on hold plans for independent football regulator – fears it could open door for European Super League

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Fears that the European Super League could return with a vengeance will have become increasingly tangible after Prime Minister Liz Truss took a step back on plans to bring about an independent football regulator.

This update comes courtesy of The Times, as relayed on Twitter by @KieranMaguire and @OllieHolt22, with it clear that fans yet again could lose out as a result of the delay.

That being said, though the prospect of a closed league coming into play is certainly a concern, the ongoing lack of a regulator continues to invite little in the way of challenge to those looking to invest in English clubs despite possessing somewhat murky reputations.

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The Saudi-backed consortium that took control of Newcastle United, for instance, would most certainly have invited further review by an independent body – not least of all due to the nation’s deeply concerning relationship with human rights and horrifying allegations.

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The reality of the Conservative government yet again letting down Liverpool fans is one supporters have sadly had to get used to.

Ultimately, of course, it’s a decision that fails to benefit the vast majority of fans across English football, which could very well invite a series of increasingly poor calls that further damages the integrity of the game.

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