Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes scores against Manchester City during their English Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Sunday. Associated Press
The withdrawal by Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur, just two days after the league's unveiling, followed a furious reaction from fans, officials and politicians.
Football’s most powerful clubs faced mounting calls for reprisals over the European Super League fiasco on Thursday, although UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said next week’s Champions League semi-finals were unlikely to be affected.
Manchester United will face Liverpool in the blockbuster tie of the FA Cup fourth round, while League Two Cheltenham host Manchester City. Liverpool and United will clash for two consecutive weekends with the top two also facing off in the Premier League on Sunday.
British driver Oli Webb dominated the first historic Dubai Grand Prix, powering to a double victory in James Hunt's iconic Hesketh 308.
With Abu Dhabi gearing up for a monumental weekend with the season finale of the Formula One season, International cricket star, Chris Gayle joined in on the excitement as he tested his racing skills at Yas Kartzone powered by Adnoc at Yas Marina Circuit.
The battle for the 2021 UIM XCAT World Championship heads for a grand finale in this weekend’s Dubai Grand Prix, with Team Abu Dhabi putting their full weight behind a major title push by Rashed Al Tayer and Majed Al Mansoori.