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Details emerge on tournament for MLS return

Tournament Working Plan; Player Concerns and the CBA all come into play as MLS considers its restart. MIAMI, Fla. — (28 May 2020) Further details about the competition format for Major League Soccer’s return-to-play proposal have been disclosed, in addition to details about the potential for an abbreviated regular season and salary cuts for players.   Plans […]

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El fútbol mexicano toma radical medida y cancela su torneo

En una decisión inédita, lo que restaba del Torneo de Clausura 2020 fue cancelado y no se declarará a ningún equipo como campeón. MIAMI, Fla. — (15-mayo 2020, 7:07 PM EDT / Actualizado 22 mayo 2020, 3:45 PM EDT) / Fuente: Telemundo Por Felipe Gálvez Tabach La Liga MX de fútbol mexicano tomó la radical decisión de cancelar lo […]

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FC Barcelona Players | Jugadores | Jogadors transfer talk

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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Europe LaLiga leagues

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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Serie A clubs given green light to resume training May 18

Revisions to safety protocols would be needed Does not automatically mean the season will resume MIAMI, Fla. — (11 May 2020) The italian government announced on Monday that Serie A clubs can return to team training from May 18 if they make adjustments to medical protocols. The competitions in Italy have been suspended since March 9 […]

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La Liga proposes June 12 restart

MIAMI, Fla. — (10 May 2020) La Liga’s plan to finish the championship against all odds continues. Spanish football now has a date marked in red on the calendar. It is the 12th June, the day in which La Liga intends to resume the championship. They have reportedly already advised clubs of the good news. Thus, […]

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Is setting a return date for La Liga too aggressive?

The Spanish football world is trying to get back to normalafter two months of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. LaLiga president Javier Tebas has called on players to act responsibly ahead of a potential return for Spanish football as soon as June 12. Meanwhile, David Aganzo, president of the Spanish Footballers’ Association (AFE) said that […]

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Delayed K-League set to kickoff season

Defending champion Jeonbuk Motors face Suwon Bluewings on Friday night in the city of Jeonju. MIAMI, Fla. -— (7 May 2020) South Korea’s soccer league will kick off the season Friday, three days after the first pitch was thrown in baseball, in yet another sign that life in the country is starting to return to normal […]

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Bundesliga set to return

Chancellor Angela Merkel and state premiers had given it the green light. MIAMI, Fla. (6 May 2020) – Fans starved of watching top flight football will get a much-needed injection of excitement this month, as the German first and second divisions are set to resume their seasons. The Bundesliga is to restart its season on Froday, […]

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france leagues Ligue 1 soccer

Paris Saint-Germain declared champions of France

It’s official: The LFP has stopped the Ligue 1 season and PSG are declared champions. MIAMI, Fla. (30 April 2020) — Lire en français After the goverment put an end to speculation and stated that no professional sports could be organised before September 2020, it is now official that the football leagues in France are […]

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Le Paris Saint-Germain est champion de France

C’est désormais officiel. La LFP vient d’acter l’arrêt définitif du championnat de Ligue 1, attribuant ainsi le titre de champion au PSG. MIAMI, Fla. (30 avril 2020) — Read in English Alors que le Gourvenement français n’avait pas autorisé la reprise des championnats professionnels, il est maintenant officiel que les saisons terminent dans L’hexagone. Ce jeudi, […]

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2019/20 season must be abandoned in France

The French government blow the final whistle on the season MIAMI, Fla. (29 April 2020) — Article disponible en français Tuesday night, after six weeks of confinement, the French prime minister ended the speculations. There will be no organised sporting events before September 2020. Edouard Philippe thus whistled the end of the match for French […]

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La Saison 2019/20 doit être abandonné en France

Le gouvernement français siffle la fin de la saison MIAMI, Fla. (30 April 2020) — Article in English Mardi après-midi, après six semaines de confinement, le Premier ministre de la France a mis un terme aux spéculations. Aucun rassemblement sportif ne sera organisé avant septembre 2020. Edouard Philippe donc a sifflé la fin de la partie […]

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English Football League position: Not yet ready to return

MIAMI, Fla. (27 April 2020) — The English Football League has warned that football cannot resume before adequate testing arrangements are in place for coronavirus, and that cannot come at the expense of front-line workers. After reports have emerged in recent days that the Premier League has stepped up planning for a return behind closed […]