They'll think, (and they're probably right) that if they are forced out of other contests then there will just be a full scale rugby style split. And if they hold their nerve, that they'll come out on top.
Association Football vs Super League Football.
I love that PSG can't sign up because they are hosting the world cup and can't upset FIFA 🤣
@basil @andyc this kinda reminds me of the Kerry Packer situation in 1977 whereby he got Cricket clubs to sign up to a world tour and the MCC went ballistic at having their toes trodden on. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerry_Packer
Thing is, The MCC nicked a lot of Packer's ideas when it was all over like a white ball, colourful kit and floodlit games.
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