The Duke of Cambridge putting the boot in over the hijacking of football, by six English clubs’ owners with total disregard for fans, is a royal seal of disapproval that should make the wreckers think again.
Because Prince William, an Aston Villa fan and President of the English Football Association, speaks for the crowds – while the profit-hungry billionaires represent only their own narrow financial interests.
The entire sport’s future is endangered by this wealthy cartel. They have to be stopped.
Football’s authorities must do whatever is required, including kicking them out of the Premier League and this season’s Champions League semi-finals if necessary.
What is your view? Have your say in the comment section
To the fans and players of Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Spurs, we say come together alongside millions of others in opposition to these tinpot tyrants and win this clash.
Defeat will result in the beautiful game becoming just an ugly franchise.
Too slow, PM
The UK’s fastest-growing Covid-19 mutation in three weeks is the variant first discovered in India, yet the Government’s reaction is worryingly slow as most travel from that country will not be banned till 4am this Friday when it joins the red list.
For Boris Johnson to cancel a visit later this month to a nation with the second highest number of cases in the world after the US was inevitable, if equally tardy.
Delayed exports here of the UK-developed Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine made in India, as it seeks more doses to fight the pandemic’s spread there, gives our EU spat an international perspective.
We are reminded that nobody is safe until everybody is safe in the world.
Flight of fancy
NASA successfully flying a small helicopter 34 million miles away on Mars makes you wonder about nearer home.
When the pandemic is over and we can jet off on holiday, maybe the space scientists could be in charge of ending flight delays.