Fans from all 20 Premier League clubs assess an astonishing week. How did it come to this? And what should happen next?

I always feared there’d come a time when we’d really regret flogging off this country’s footballing crown jewels, and Spurs, to owners with no grasp of our risk-and-reward pyramid format. And here we are. The ESL closed-shop plan may have gone for now, but in the absence of real governmental intervention, it’ll be back. For us Gooners, it’s all felt like the latest step in a barefaced betrayal – one that began with leaving Highbury and was made worse by our absentee landlord’s purchase of the meagre proportion of shares still in private hands. The result is fans feeling like nothing more than an anonymous revenue stream for our sterile new ground.

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