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UEFA president Ceferin said leagues ready to play behind closed doors

Milan, Italy | AFP | UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said Monday that leagues across Europe were ready to return to action behind closed doors in a bid to limit the damage caused by coronavirus. Football leagues have been suspended since mid-March due to the pandemic which has claimed more than 100,000 lives throughout the continent. …

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UEFA demand leaves Scottish football clubs in the lurch

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  UEFA’s ultimatum to national leagues that a failure to complete the football season could lead to exclusion from European competition has left the continent’s less wealthy leagues, like Scotland, in limbo. Scottish clubs were due to meet by video-conference on Friday with the possibility of …

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Europe mulls finishing football season at end of year

Rome, Italy | AFP | Europe’s football bosses have not given up hope of finishing this pandemic-hit season — even if it might have to be done at the start of the next one. The novel coronavirus has created an existential challenge to the world’s most widely played and watched sport. …

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UEFA postpones May’s Champions League, Europa League finals

Nyon, Switzerland | AFP | UEFA announced on Monday that it has postponed the Champions League, Europa League and women’s Champions League finals, originally scheduled for May, due to the coronavirus pandemic, with no new date given. European football’s governing body had already postponed the competitions until further notice earlier this month. UEFA said that …

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Euro 2020 fate to be decided as virus threat looms

Paris, France | AFP |  UEFA is expected to postpone Euro 2020 by up to a year on Tuesday, as European football’s governing body considers its response to the fallout of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. All of Europe’s leading domestic leagues ground to a halt last week with football confronting its …

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