jackos wrote:They're just trying to compete with the PL, both them and Serie A realise they've fallen a long way behind in the global market, same reason they have facebook streaming their games in India, will probably work as well unless the PL ups their game.
Tommy wrote:This is one of those things I know we're supposed to give a shit about as football fans but I really don't. It makes little odds to me where most matches are played, let alone one or two here and there.
I'd go to a Leeds match over there, it would presumably be a great laugh.
dirty leeds wrote:Really? You wouldn't mind if The Premier League [hopefully soon including Leeds] played a round of fixtures in a country thousands of miles away?
sunshine whites wrote:Some overseas games pulling 50K+ crowds for friendlies with kids getting a rare opportunity to play.
Sorry but thats far better experience & business than an away day in Forest Greene or Guiseley and look at the standard if opposition.
Mr Reality wrote:The beauty of a league structure is it's simplificity. So it's a no from me.
Proud to be Leeds wrote:Comparing it to the NFL is a bit ambiguous. As you say, there are a limited number of teams in the competition so it is more likely to have an elite game when played overseas.
dirty leeds wrote:An English league needs to play its games in England, so English fans can travel to it and it feels like its theirs. Everyone else can watch on TV. The idea is you play home and away, not in New York against Arsenal or LA versus Man Utd.
I have zero interest in American football. Couldn't care less what the fuckers do. I don't want our football structure copying them.
If the Spanish thing is a gateway to any of that, I don't want it.
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