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Premier League suspends 2019/20 season indefinitely over COVID-19 pandemic

After Friday’s meeting between club officials and the league, the Premier League has decided to suspend the 2019/20 season indefinitely. There has been no football action in England’s top tier since early March but the statement released by the League has confirmed that the season will be finished.
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newsfootballa day ago

Reports | COVID-19 pandemic will force Barcelona to alter their transfer strategy

Barcelona are looking to alter their transfer strategy to prevent them feeling the financial impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has forced upon clubs. The Catalan club does not have the best track record recently with them spending over a billion pounds on players who haven’t hit the mark.
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newsfootballa day ago

Premier League has to give players time to recover before restart, asserts Kevin De Bryune

Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne has asked the Premier League to give players at least four weeks to train before they move on with the season. The Premier League, amongst many others across the world, has come to a complete shutdown with them looking to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
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newsfootballa day ago

Footballers can live for almost six months to year without getting paid, admits Carlos Tevez

Former Premier League star and Boca Juniors veteran Carlos Tevez has implied that footballers earn so much that they can survive without pay for upto a year. The former Manchester City and Manchester United star has played across the world with stints in Italy before returning to Argentina.
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newsfootballa day ago

Football after COVID-19 will change completely, proclaims Gianni Infantino

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has asserted that football after the COVID-19 pandemic will be completely different with changes across the world. The global crisis has seen human life come to a complete standstill with clubs suffering financial implications in an attempt to contain the spread.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Belgium’s Pro League cancelled with Cub Brugge declared as champions

Belgium have called an end to their pro football season with them ending the 2019/20 Jupiler Pro League season and handing Club Brugge the league title. This comes after football, amongst other sports, was suspended over the COVID-19 pandemic in an attempt to contain the virus across the world.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Would love to play in the Premier League in the future, confesses Jonathan David

Linked with a move to some of Europe’s biggest sides, KAA Gent star Jonathan David has admitted that he would like to play in England one day. The Canadian was in fine form for the Belgian side before the season was suspended with David enjoying a superb breakout season with 23 goals in 40 games.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Reports | Barcelona to sacrifice Antoine Greizmann for Neymar and Lautaro Martinez

Barcelona are hoping that letting go of star Antoine Griezmann will be enough to get them both Neymar and Lautaro Martinez. The Frenchman has struggled to establish himself as a superstar at the Camp Nou and while Griezmann’s stock has dropped, the striker is still amongst the world’s best.
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newsfootball2 days ago

No decisions taken over wage cuts in the Premier League, confirms PFA

The Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA), the Premier League, the League Managers’ Association and the EFL released a joint statement that revealed there has been no decision over a wage cut. Talks between all four organisations are ongoing with them hoping to reach a decision soon.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Pandemic has exposed the crazy economics in English football, admits Julian Knight

Julian Knight MP has reprimanded the actions of Premier League clubs who have furloughed their non-playing staff but are still paying footballers. The suspension of football in England has led to a serious financial crisis for clubs across the football pyramid with many on the verge of bankruptcy.
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