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Soccer – Swiss league boss says ‘movement’ needed against Champions League reform

  • Soccer – Swiss league boss says ‘movement’ needed against Champions League reform
  • Swiss clubs have been responsible for some memorable giant-killing performances in the Champions League, epitomising the romance of football, but the Swiss league’s chief executive fears they may be shut out under new UEFA proposals.
  • Manchester United, Bayern Munich and Liverpool have all lost at FC Basel, Young Boys this season contrived to beat Juventus and back in the 1990s, Bayern were humbled at Neuchatel Xamax’s then ramshackle stadium.
  • Schaeffer told Reuters that leagues, clubs, fans and players needed to unite and form a ” movement” to fight the proposal which he said goes against UEFA’s own statutes and the basic, historic principles of European football.

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