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From ian
13-05-2020   (11:45:05)

EFL: 'Leagues One & Two clubs accept season over - so what happens next'.

Scrapping the rest of the season in Leagues One and Two is likely to be the most significant topic for discussion in another week of key meetings in the Football League.

From ian
05-05-2020   (09:16:33)

What impact could a full 2020-21 Premier League season without fans have on clubs' finances?

With matches likely to be played behind closed doors for an extended period because of bans on mass gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic, no fans means no matchday revenue.

From ian
04-05-2020   (13:28:53)

Football Association chairman Greg Clarke has said it is hard to see fans returning to matches "any time soon".

If the Premier League and Football League resume then those matches will be played behind closed doors.

The Premier League is also preparing for the possibility of playing the 2020-21 season without fans.

From ian
03-05-2020   (11:43:26)

Playing the remaining Premier League fixtures at neutral venues has the "potential to have a material effect on the integrity of the competition", says Brighton's chief executive Paul Barber.

From ian
30-04-2020   (13:42:05)

Ex-England international defender Trevor Cherry has died "suddenly and unexpectedly" aged 72, his former club Leeds United have confirmed. The defender joined Leeds from Huddersfield in 1972 and won a league championship in 1974 and made 486 appearances for the club. He played 27 games for England, captained the side once and was part of the 1980 European Championship squad.
Cherry, was also player-manager at Bradford, where he played 92 matches.

From ian
29-04-2020   (12:10:57)

Coronavirus and football: Fifa medical chair does not want restart this season.

Fifa's chief doctor has warned against restarting the interrupted 2019-20 campaign and suggested governing bodies prepare for action next season instead.

Michel d'Hooghe said "as a doctor" he would be "sceptical" about continuing leagues amid the coronavirus pandemic.

European leagues have until 25 May to tell European governing body Uefa whether they want to complete or cancel their seasons.

From ian
24-04-2020   (10:20:00)

Coronavirus: How will pandemic affect football's transfer market?

Perhaps it is force of habit, perhaps it is hope or maybe just a desire for normality.

Football may have shut down because of coronavirus, but the demand for transfer news is still a constant if BBC Sport website figures are anything to go by.

Each day, the gossip column - which lists transfer news in the daily newspapers - is still among the most-read pages, even in these uncertain times.

From ian
02-04-2020   (11:58:10)

All Champions League and Europa League matches have been suspended "until further notice" by Uefa because of the global coronavirus pandemic.

From ian
31-03-2020   (20:30:26)

Coronavirus: National League's three divisions suspended indefinitely.

From ian
29-03-2020   (19:50:25)

Turkey's former goalkeeper Rustu Recber in hospital with coronavirus


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