A case was brought to the European Court of Justice by the European Super League and its backers claiming Uefa and Fifa were breaking competition law by threatening to sanction those who joined the breakaway league.
On Thursday the Court found against the governing bodies but said that did not mean a breakaway league would "necessarily be approved".
The ruling has opened the door for new proposals to be put forward and for clubs to look to organise and manage European football competitions. Put forward by A22 - backers of the original ESL - the new proposal outlines an annual promotion and relegation system with no permanent members.
The full BBC Sport article:
Here is the Football Supporters Association response:
"we all want to see the trigger pulled on the walking dead monstrosity that is the European Zombie League."