With clubs in the English Premier League agreeing to kick off the 2019-20 season again on 17 June, after a hiatus since March due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, a prominent manager in Germany, where top-flight football has also resumed, has stated that playing matches behind closed doors deprives teams of home advantage.
After two months of suspension due to the threat posed by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it seems that teams in the English Premier League have taken a step closer to getting back on the pitch.
After months of suspension due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it now seems that the English Premier League has edged closer to a potential comeback in mid-June after clubs agreed on a key term stipulated by the so-called “Project Restart” plan.
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Germany's top-flight football league, the Bundesliga resumed action in mid-May after the epidemiological situation in the country started to improve.
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With football leagues throughout Europe aiming to follow the German Bundesliga’s example and resume the 2019-20 season amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it seems that La Liga, the Spanish top flight’s preparations to kick off in June, could have hit a snag.
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With the German Bundesliga having resumed behind closed doors last Saturday, returning from its suspension amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it seems that not everybody in the football world is keen on the move.
Plans to resume the 2019-20 English Premier League season, which has been suspended since March due to the threat posed by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, have hit another snag, after the top teams in the division disagreed with suggestions put forward by TV rights holders, over the potential production of extra content.
Along with many other public events, the 2020 European football championship competition was rescheduled to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic that has seen all countries impose lockdowns and prohibit large gatherings of people.
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With talks between football administrators in England having taken place over the past week and sides in the Premier League seeking to complete the 2019-20 season following its suspension in March, one British government minister has chimed in on the situation.
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The match comes as Germany has begun to relax coronavirus-related restrictions imposed in mid-March. The upcoming faceoff is the first Bundesliga match to be held since the introduction of lockdown measures.
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