Football was suspended across most of Europe because of the continued spread of coronavirus.

The game in England was suspended indefinitely.

Premier League clubs are due to meet on Friday to discuss the situation, with nine rounds of fixtures to play.

Belgium’s Pro-League canceled its season.


German clubs became the first in Europe to return to training following the suspension of their league albeit with precautionary measures in place, such as working in groups of five, with minimal contact. Germany league was suspended on 13 March, until at least 30 April, with most sides having nine games still to play.


La Liga might resume on 28 May but it still remains on hold indefinitely while the country deals with the continued spread of coronavirus. They initially took action after a player for the Real Madrid basketball team tested positive for the virus with 11 rounds of matches still to play. Spain had the worst hit by coronavirus.


Ligue 1 are considering restarting on 3 or 17 June, and that teams would have to play every three days to ensure the regular campaign finishes by 25 July, allowing time for relegation and promotion play-offs to be completed by 2 August. The French Cup final between Paris St-Germain and St Etienne has been rescheduled for 27 June, while the League Cup final, in which PSG are due to meet Lyon on 11 July.


Serie A – hopes to begin testing players for the virus at the start of May, after it was suspended on 9 March, with 12 full rounds and four outstanding fixtures still to play.

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