The protests in the European Super League scheduled for this weekend have the Big Six clubs on the rise
Protests against Big Six owners involved in the European Super League saga ensure England’s biggest clubs are extra protected this weekend for matches with Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester City
- Protests against the European Super League are expected to continue this week
- Chelsea, Tottenham and Liverpool have had high profile public demonstrations
- Merseyside police will be keeping an eye on Liverpool’s home game against Newcastle
- Extra security is in place for Sunday’s Carabao Cup final at Wembley
- Tottenham, which protested on Wednesday, will take on Man City on Sunday
Football is bracing for a weekend of protest in the aftermath of the torpedoed European Super League.
Despite the Big Six’s eventual withdrawal from the planned breakout, fans of the affected Premier League clubs remain furious with the owners of their teams.
Merseyside police started an operation on Saturday for Liverpool’s home game against Newcastle, despite the game being played behind closed doors.
Football can expect more protests over the weekend following the European Super League saga
Chelsea, Tottenham and Liverpool have held high-profile protests against the move this week
Large sections of Liverpool’s support have been outraged by the actions of their American property, and an apology from owner John W Henry has done little to appease them.
Officers will keep a close eye on Anfield and surrounding areas ahead of the 12:30 pm kick-off.
Before the withdrawal, banners were placed protesting Liverpool’s involvement outside Anfield.
Officers will keep an eye on Anfield as Liverpool face Newcastle on Saturday afternoon
Tottenham increased security at their stadium for last night’s visit to Southampton. Fans have paralyzed Chairman Daniel Levy and extra safety precautions will be taken at Wembley on Sunday for the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City.
Manchester United are traveling to Leeds, but the prospect of fans traveling to protest is slim.
Renewed protests against the club’s US owners are expected, but more likely at the Europa League home game with Roma next Thursday.