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LaLiga is back with El Gran Derbi

No es fútbol. Es La Liga.
And it’s back: 110 games in 39 days.

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USL seeks to have Force Majeure Clause

Note: It now appears that USL will return to action; details are forthcoming. MIAMI, Fla. — (4 June 2020) As negotiations go on between the USL Players Association and the USL Championship involving a return to play as well as pay cuts for players, the league is seeking to have a force majeure clause inserted into […]

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Serie A returns on June 20

Everything is ready for the ball to start rolling in Italy. español MIAMI, Fla. — (30 May 2020) The Italian Serie A will restart in less than a month, on June 20. The protocol for the return of calcio was approved after an agreement was reached between the Italian health authorities (the CTS) and the FIGC. […]

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Serie A regresará el 20 de junio

Todo listo en Italia para que el balón vuelva a rodar. Tras acuerdo, todo está planificado para que el reinicio sea una realidad en menos de un mes. English MIAMI, Fla. — (30 May 2020) La Serie A italiana se reanudará el próximo 20 de junio. El protocolo para la vuelta del fútbol se ha aprobado […]

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Premier League to resume from June 17

All 92 games to be televised, with games being divided amongst the current broadcasting partners in the UK MIAMI, Fla. — (29 May 2020) The Premier League will restart from June 17.  “Today we have provisionally agreed to resume the Premier League on Wednesday 17 June. But this date cannot be confirmed until we have met […]

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Do Not Discuss List, Internal Investigation at Major League Soccer

League constantly reaches out to media to push favourable stories but now specifically bans its clubs and their employees from discussing the impact of COVID-19. MIAMI, Fla. — (26 May 2020) Amid a controversial plan to restart games, MLS finds itself in yet additional controversy that goes directly to the image of transparency. According to a […]

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USL Players Association sends counterproposal

MIAMI, Fla. — (20 May 2020) As domestic soccer continues to be in a holding pattern, clubs and leagues alike need to make adjustments to deal with their new financial situations. The USL Championship is no differnet. In ongoing discussions between the league and its players, the USL Players Association has sent a counter proposal back to […]

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“Goal celebrations are a part of football.” Bundesliga returns

#BundesligaIsBack MIAMI, Fla. — (18 May 2020) Football returned to Europe this weekend, specifically to the Bundesliga, although with a number of restrictions. Fans watching heard the players and the ball, rather than supporters. It defintely lacked the atmosphere of games before the pandemic, but, at the very least, live games had returned. New protocols were […]

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Schalke cannot afford Todibo purchase clause; will ask for another loan

The German club will not be able to exercise 25 million clause due to coronavirus MIAMI, Fla. — (20 May 2020) Jean-Clair Todibo joined Schalke 04 on loan from Barcelona in January.  However, the stoppage of football across Europe due to the coronavirus pandemic has halted his progress at the German club, where he had just […]

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The best goals so far this season in the Bundesliga

MIAMI, Fla. — (16 May 2020) In anticipation of football’s return, Bundesliga.com has published a video showing each club’s best goal so far in the campaign. 18 Clubs, 18 goals Spieltage 26 gets under way in a few hours and you can read a short preview on each match here. Bundesliga Is Back: Here’s what you […]

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Bundesliga resumes this weekend: here’s what you need to know

Bundesliga Is Back MIAMI, Fla. — (15 May 2020) German football returns on May 16 in both the 1. Bundesliga and 2. Bundesliga with a number of strict rules. Football has changed as a result of the COVID-19 enforced break and a number of new rules are set to be introduced. Teams won’t go onto the […]

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The pandemic determines the timetable

MIAMI, Fla. — (14 May 2020) There is a lot of talk going on between football’s leagues, clubs, and associations with governmental officials in Europe and elsewhere. In fact, talks between Europe’s clubs, its leagues and its governing bodies have continued for weeks, but each round has only served to highlight the reality facing the sport: […]

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New rules for La Liga’s restart

Protocols for football’s comeback MIAMI, Fla. — (13 May 2020) When the game returns and La Liga attempts to complete this season’s championships, a number of new rules made necessary by the COVID-19 pandemic are set to be introduced. Barring any unforeseen circumstances, in approximately one month, football will be underway again, in the top two […]

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While Serie A edges towards resumption, La Liga may not return before summer

Serie A sides can resume training on 18 May, says Italian PM Spanish sports minister dampens La Liga hopes of fast return MIAMI, Fla. — (12 May 2020) The Italian top flight edged closer to resuming behind closed doors on Monday, as the FIGC met with the CTS and in a joint communiqué declared that Italian […]