What The Premier League Thinks Of You – A Response

It has taken me the best part of twenty-four hours to fully ingest the message that I put up on here last night. At first, I thought that it must be fake. However, Tom at Pitch Invasion’s source for it is impeccable, and there is no reason to think that it is anything other than genuine. We have, in England, lived with the creeping understanding that we are viewed as little more than walking open wallets by football clubs, and that is something that Premier League club fans seemed to have reconciled themselves to, but this insight into the mind-set of the man that is in charge of the Premier League seems to demonstrate that even this isn’t enough for the Premier League clubs any more. Our money isn’t enough for them. They have swallowed the hubris about themselves to such an extent that they seriously believe that they can take over the world. When reading this document, it is very important that one detaches oneself from the comments made by the writer about Mr Scudamore’s tone and suchlike. Whilst these are mannerisms that clearly drive the writer to distraction, they should be of little concern to us. We don’t even need to worry about the editorialising of the report by its writer when there is so much other meat on the bone. The quotations contained within it contain,...

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