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Coronavirus in Football


French football giants Marseille announced Tuesday that three more people have tested positive for the coronavirus, following five players last week. “Marseille has just learned that three new suspected cases of COVID-19 have been detected in its professional squad,” the club said in a statement. Marseille, which had to cancel what would have been the …

The Premier League has confirmed one positive after the 11th round of mass testing. The latest batch of tests are the second to take place since the Premier League restarted on June 17 The statement by the premier league reads : “The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday June 22 and Sunday June …

Liverpool on Saturday criticised some of its own fans for “wholly unacceptable” behaviour after they crowded parts of the city to celebrate the team’s first championship in 30 years. In a joint statement with Merseyside Police and Liverpool City Council, the club condemned supporters who ignored coronavirus social distance guidance to gather at the Pier …

Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced on Saturday that La Liga can resume from its coronavirus lockdown on the week of June 8. “The resumption of major professional sporting competitions and in particular La Liga will be allowed from the week of June 8,” Sanchez told a press conference. More than two months after the …

La Liga will use a video analysis programme to help determine if a player is likely to have infected a teammate or opponent. According to a draft protocol drawn up by the league, this will be put into use if the player tests positive for the coronavirus once the season re-starts. The protocol was sent …

Gbeleyi Abayomi As aerie A Teams return to full training next week awaiting government approval to return to the pitch next month, Serie A clubs have selected June 13 as the date the league is set to return from its coronavirus suspension. This decision was taken After a videoconference with all 20 clubs on Wednesday, …

Abutu Simon After Government’s approval, the German football league has decided that the season will restart on May 15. The government said the Bundesliga and second-tier 2. Bundesliga could re-start in the second half of May without spectators, adding that the German football league (DFL) would decide on the exact dates. The German Bundesliga has …

Abutu Simon Following the reports of coronavirus spread among several club in England, notably Arsenal Manager Mikel Arteta and Chelsea’s Hudson Odoi, the officials of EPL held an emergency meeting and has decided to suspend all football activities. Read statement below The Premier League and EFL have postponed all fixtures until April 4 and 3 …

Arsenal head coach, Mikel has tested positive for the coronavirus, the club announced on Thursday. Also in another development, Chelsea star Hudson Odoi tested positive for coronavirus. Following this development, both London clubs has directed all players and staff to self isolate.

According to reports from Skysports, Real Madrid’s football players have been placed in quarantine after a member of the Spanish club’s basketball team, who they share a training ground with, tested positive for the coronavirus. The football and basketball teams work in different buildings at the campus, but the decision has been taken to send …