Connect with us

Premier League

Premier League clubs vote against Project Big Picture

Published

on

By

Premier League clubs vote against Project Big Picture

Premier League clubs have voted against the Project Big Picture at an emergency meeting held on Wednesday.

The idea which was put together by Man Utd, Liverpool and the EFL chairman Rick Parry was said to be the tool to revolutionalize the English football.

According to the details, a handsome £250m would be paid upfront to the less privileged EFL competition.


Editor’s Picks:


Furthermore, 25% of the Premier League’s annual earnings would also go to the lower leagues in English football yearly.

And finally, £100m would be given as a gift to the FA to help their own financial instability.

The only downside to the proposal was that the nine teams who have stayed in the Premier League for the longest time (Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham, Everton, West Ham and Southampton) would be given the power to approve or reject any potential takeover of all the other sides in the division.

And in addition to that, the Premier League would be reduced to 18 clubs, among other undisclosed terms.

As per The Times, The Premier League Project Big Picture is now a forgotten issue.

An emergency meeting which was held on Wednesday by all the representatives of the 20 teams in the Premier League nullified the Project Big Picture proposal.

Instead, they were able to agree upon another commission which would involve all the top flight teams, instead of only the elite minority, to make plans for the future of English football.

Premier League clubs vote against Project Big Picture
Liverpool owner John Henry was a key member of the original proposal

A brand new rescue package to the EFL was agreed upon, this includes a helping-hand offer only going to League One and League Two clubs.

There is every chance that Championship clubs could still reject this, however. As The EFL have already rejected one offer totalling less than £50m, as well as a £100m loan, for fear of being in debt to the ‘big boys’ in the Premier League.

Liverpool owner John Henry and president Mike Gordon, as well as United co-owner Joel Glazer, were behind the initial project, however, none of the instigators were present at the meeting.

Advertisement
1 Comment

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest

Marcus Rashford named among TIME Magazine's next 100 most influential people | Footy Area Marcus Rashford named among TIME Magazine's next 100 most influential people | Footy Area
Premier League2 weeks ago

Marcus Rashford named among TIME Magazine’s next 100 most influential people

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has been as one of TIME magazine’s ‘next 100 most influential people in the world’,...

Son Heung-Min dismisses rumors of Jose Mourinho losing the Tottenham dressing room | Footy Area Son Heung-Min dismisses rumors of Jose Mourinho losing the Tottenham dressing room | Footy Area
Premier League2 weeks ago

Son Heung-Min dismisses rumors of Jose Mourinho losing the Tottenham dressing room

Son Heung-min has laughed off suggestions that Jose Mourinho has lost the Tottenham dressing room following a bad run of...

Paul Pogba to miss Europa League clash due to injury | Footy Area Paul Pogba to miss Europa League clash due to injury | Footy Area
Premier League2 weeks ago

Paul Pogba to miss Europa League clash due to injury

Manchester United will be without Paul Pogba for the rest of the month, as he still needs a few weeks to recover from a thigh injury. Paul Pogba will not play again in February, with the Manchester United midfielder still needing a couple of weeks...

Kylian Mbappe's hat-trick downs misfiring Barcelona | Footy Area Kylian Mbappe's hat-trick downs misfiring Barcelona | Footy Area
Champions league2 weeks ago

Kylian Mbappe’s hat-trick downs misfiring Barcelona

Not since 2005 had a visiting player scored a hat trick away to Barcelona, with Kylian Mbappe’s hat-trick against Barcelona...

Fernandes slams United's mentality and defending in Everton draw | Footy Area Fernandes slams United's mentality and defending in Everton draw | Footy Area
Premier League4 weeks ago

Fernandes slams United’s mentality and defending in Everton 3-3 draw

Bruno Fernandes couldn’t contain his anger in the wake of Manchester United’s 3-3 draw with Everton as he let loose...

Premier League3 months ago

MUN 6-2 Leeds: Scott McTominay is a ‘Physical Monster’ who does Sensational things – Ole

Scott McTominay emerged an unlikely Manchester United goal hero, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer maintains his midfield prodigy “can do everything”....

Zidane hails Benzema after important brace against Bilbao Zidane hails Benzema after important brace against Bilbao
La Liga3 months ago

Zidane hails Benzema after important brace against Bilbao

Zinedine Zidane praised Karim Benzema after the striker powered Real Madrid past Athletic Bilbao in LaLiga on Tuesday. Benzema netted...

Transfer Rumours: Eriksen prefers PSG move to Premier League return | Footy Area Transfer Rumours: Eriksen prefers PSG move to Premier League return | Footy Area
Serie A3 months ago

Transfer Rumours: Eriksen prefers PSG move to Premier League return

Danish International Christian Eriksen has reportedly turned down a move which would have seen him return to the Premier League...

World News3 months ago

It’s an honor to be involved in France Football’s All Time XI: Cristiano Ronaldo

Juventus and Portugal’s ace striker Cristiano Ronaldo has reacted to his inclusion in France Football’s All Time XI, saying how...

Premier League3 months ago

Premier League Highlights: Southampton 3-0 Sheffield United