There's a theory that's been making the rounds for some time, stating that big-brand clubs are being hampered by their domestic league commitments.
Its premise is their dominance undermines their competitiveness in international matches.
This has been one of the arguments some parties have put forward in their advocacy for a Super League that further distances its members from domestic leagues.
The Premiership's so-called Big Five clubs have been prominently mentioned as England's proposed Super League contingent.
That woulda been a perfect time to be out campaigning for the Party party, especially when you'd have been showing your loyalties in this lay-it-on-the-line t-shirt:
In these times when it seems everyone has to stand for something, show you're willing to stand for another round, as long as the line's not too long.
And we're into making sure everyone is covered. This comes in long-sleeve and dudettes styles, too.
Each one goes for only $21.95, too. Consider that a campaign donation.
Merely winning a domestic title is but a modest objective for the mega-clubs. So the fact that Barcelona is already running away from chief rival Real Madrid and others in the La Liga race is not necessarily the reason ...
This will likely be the only time we'll ever see Andreas Athanasiou and Alex Ovechkin in the same sentence. But dude's matched the precocious Russian in at least one NHL category. Sending fans home really early when they were preparing ..
Although it can seem like Barcelona and Real Madrid clash every other week, they actually do take time to tolerate other clubs. Mainly because that's how league schedules work. Fans seemingly expect those two to prevail ..