According to the Sun, Newcastle could be coming up against Celtic and Rangers in a British Super League in the future.

Reforming leagues seems to be the flavour of the month. The European League was launched and collapsed in the space of two days, and now it is the Premier League that could reportedly be shaken up.

The Sun report that Celtic and Rangers could be a part of a competition that would see a British Super League replace the Premier League.

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The report states that the reform would aid the Old Firm clubs financially due to TV revenue. On top of that, their large fan bases would bring in bigger audiences.

The Sun also claim that the league could include just 18 teams rather than the typical 20, and the top four could compete in an end-of-season playoff.

Celtic and Rangers at St James’ Park? No thanks

While the chance to play Celtic and Rangers would be great, this is another proposed reform that surely burns more bridges than it creates.


It would benefit the Old Firm sides, but there is no mention of any other Scottish club. This reform would effectively ruin football north of the border.

On top of that, the proposed reform could cost four clubs their place in the Premier League.

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Considering Newcastle are at the bottom end of the Premier League, would they even make it into a British Super League?

Celtic and Rangers are huge clubs, but any sort of reform should include the rest of Scottish football.

As for Newcastle, any clash with Rangers would be a tasty one considering their past with Mike Ashley.

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