Statement by European Leagues concerning Amendments to the International Match Calendar

Statement by European Leagues concerning Amendments to the International Match Calendar
On 10 September 2021, the European Leagues Board of Directors met in order to address the hypothetical revamping of the FIFA World Cup to turn this competition into a biennial event. The Leagues believe that this change would undoubtedly harm national football competitions.

A few days ago, on 8 September 2021, the World Leagues Forum (WLF) reacted to suggestions made by FIFA officers concerning the eventual implementation of a biennial World Cup rather than the 4-year model currently in place. According to this idea, alternate World Cups and...

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