Premier league wants KNVB calls for withdrawal plans European leagues


Premier league wants KNVB calls for withdrawal plans European leagues

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The Premier league wants the KNVB is in at the UEFA congress next Wednesday hardmaakt for the revocation of the proposed plans for the European club competitions.

All eighteen Eredivisieclubs agree that the newly presented ideas for the design of the Champions League and the Europa League bad for Dutch football.

In the new design has the UEFA a total of sixteen places in the main draw of the Champions League reserved for the four European top countries. Spain, England, Germany and Italy are each guaranteed four tickets.

The Premier league announced earlier objection to the European football association and hopes that the KNVB Wednesday at the UEFA congress appeal to the new president, who on the same day is chosen in Athens.


Monday came all clubs on the highest Dutch level meeting in Utrecht, where also were gathered about the recent appointments to the board of trustees professional football of the KNVB.

At the Eredivisieclubs would dissatisfaction existed about the process around the appointment of Gijs de Jong, Bert van Oostveen, recently succeeded as director of football at the football association.

The Eredivisie now has no formal voice in such appointments, but hopes to soon call a better connection with the KNVB to force.

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