8:25am – As mentioned, the government have been swift to condemn the European Super league, which will effectively replace the current UEFA champions league.
Housing minister Chris Pincher tells @NickFerrariLBC that the Government is opposed to the plans of a football super league.
“Clearly there’s a lot of concern about the news… it’s football for the fans, football for the grass roots, not for the elites.”
— Theo Usherwood (@theousherwood) April 19, 2021
8:15am – So what’s in the news this morning?
- Politicians condemn the potential European Super League, with 6 Premier League clubs signing on to the breakaway football competition.
- Johnson under pressure to cancel trip to India amid covid concerns
- The lobbying scandal continues with NHS England questioned
8:00am – Hello and welcome back to another week of Politics Live!