It means four of Europe’s top-five leagues are committed to finishing the coronavirus-disrupted campaign, with only Ligue 1 having declared the season over.
Italy is already well into Phase Two of the coronavirus pandemic response, with deaths and new cases falling daily for several weeks.
“We are working on two possible dates to begin Serie A games, on June 13 or 20,” Spadafora told Rai TG3.
“The protocol arrived for resuming the season and it is very similar to the one that was agreed for training. On Thursday, we’ll decide if and when to resume.”
The Italian national Olympic committee confirmed the news on Monday, which includes all matches in Serie A, Italy’s highest football division, but does not cover Italian clubs or national teams competing in international competitions such as the Champions League.
The committee, which oversees all sporting events in the country, said in a statement that the suspension will last until April 3 and that it would request a government decree to impose its decision.
Italy’s Minister of Sport Vincenzo Spadafora says Serie A will “go ahead” with games played behind closed doors following a meeting held in Rome.
Serie A has been thrown into chaos following a string of postponements due to the ever-growing spread of the Coronavirus in the country.
However only games in certain regions have been cancelled.
This has led to in fighting between many of the clubs, with some stating that either all games go ahead, behind closed doors, or they should all be postponed.
Today a meeting was held between the clubs and Italy’s Minister of Sport, Vincenzo Spadafora, in order to resolve the ever-growing crisis.
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Juve are aiming to win the title for the eighth year in a row and Ronaldo could be set to appear at the Stadio Marc’Antonio Bentegodi on the weekend of August 18.
Uefa on Wednesday announced that Lazio will play their next two UEFA competition home matches behind closed doors plus fined the club €40,000.
Lazio was on a suspended sentence for instances of racist abuse from supporters during this season and stadium inspectors spotted around 300 members of the crowd performing Nazi salutes during the 2-0 win over Borussia Monchengladbach last week in the Europa League.
The ban mean that Lazio’s Europa League game against Stuttgart on 14 March, will now be played behind closed doors.
It’s been interesting to see how the Italian Serie A is playing out these past couples of weeks. Many did not expect the likes of Lazio, Napoli and Udinese to put up such a stiff fight for such a long time.
Juve’s latest result sees them take their unbeaten run in the league to 14 games. Folowing their result, Juve moved back to the top of the league level on 30 points with Udinese. Defending Champions Milan are in third place just 2 points of the lead.
The 74 year old was director of Juventus during the infamous 2005/2006 season when the club was demoted to Serie B for its involvement in match fixing scandals that saw them win the league that season.
Ironically, Moggi will not serve any of his sentence in an actual prison cell as this being a first-degree sentence, Italian laws give him the opportunity to contest the judgement through its many appeal levels.
It was business as usual for La Liga heavy weights Barcelona and Real Madrid as they romped to 3-0 and 4-1 wins over Racing Santander and Real Betis this weekend to continue on their amazing winning streaks.
However, the 2 teams are separated by a single point and a club which many people are not used to seeing on this end of the table – Levante. Barcelona are joint leaders of the league with Levante after amassing 17 points in 7 fixtures so far. However, the Catalans lead the table because of their superior goal difference.