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Who Will Advance In The Europa League ?

Only four teams have confirmed their round of 16 places going into the final matchday of the UEFA Europa League group stage, with some big sides sure to miss out. How qualifying for the knockout stages works The eight group winners automatically go through to the last 16. Additional knockout round play-offs will then be [...]

La Liga To Resume On June 11

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Spain’s La Liga became the third major league this week to announce plans to restart its season. Previously we had heard from the Premier League and Serie A and all eyes turned to Spain where La Liga announced football will resume on June 11 after a three-month pause due to the coronavirus pandemic with the [...]

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La Liga can resume behind closed doors from 8 June, says Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez. La Liga president Javier Tebas also stated the league will work with clubs in the coming days, to establish an exact return date, likely to be from June 12. La Liga players this week started training in groups of [...]

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La Liga president Javier Tebas hopes Spain’s top flight will restart on 12 June and says coronavirus tests will mean “practically zero” risk to players during games. The league said on Sunday that five players had tested positive for the virus across Spain’s top two divisions. La Liga started testing players last week as it [...]

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La Liga president Javier Tebas responded with bemusement to news the French season will end with 10 rounds of matches still to be played. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe’s announcement that sport in the country will not be allowed to resume before summer effectively ends the season, but Tebas warned football could disappear if it [...]

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Spain’s health minister has said that Spaniards should not expect to see professional football restart before the summer. Spain has been without football since March 12, two days before the nation went into a strict lockdown under a state of emergency to battle its coronavirus outbreak that has claimed more than 22,000 lives. ‘It would [...]

La Liga Fixtures

La Liga president Javier Tebas has reportedly told clubs they may be fined if they do not show up to play matches after the coronavirus pandemic. The football calendar has been put on hold in Spain, but there is hope that it may resume in the coming months to see out the rest of the [...]

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Plans to get Spanish football restarted in June are likely to face opposition from the country’s footballers. The players union AFE are due to meet having been frozen out of the eight hour meeting at the weekend between the Spanish government’s Sports Council (CSD), the Spanish Football Federation, and La Liga. That meeting was designed [...]

Champions League Trophy

Getafe are said to be outraged at plans from the Spanish FA that would see them miss out on a Champions League spot. There is growing consensus that the 2019/20 campaign will not be completed due to the indefinite suspension of football in Spain caused by the coronavirus pandemic. As outlined by Marca and Cadena [...]

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The Spanish FA has confirmed its proposal on how to award European places in case the current La Liga season cannot be finished. There are growing fears that the 2019/20 campaign will not be completed due to the indefinite suspension of football in Spain caused by the coronavirus pandemic. As outlined by Marca and Cadena [...]