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Serie A Scraps May Return Target Date

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Serie A has scrapped its initial target of resuming the season at the end of May and will now only do so once ‘health conditions allow it’. Lega Serie A met the Italian players’ union (AIC) on Friday to discuss rescheduling options for 2019-20 and salary cuts in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Although no [...]

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Brescia President Massimo Cellino has slammed the suggested resumption on May 20 and called the the idea ‘arrogant and irresponsible’. During this weeks summit, it became clear that Serie A are preparing for a possible resumption after the coronavirus emergency, but the Brescia patron has been struggling to accept the proposal. “It’s arrogant and irresponsible,” [...]

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Minister for Sport Vincenzo Spadafora announced on Thursday that there is “an extraordinary plan for sport to resume from May,” as Italy eye an easing of lockdown measures due to the coronavirus pandemic. The lockdown has been extended to Easter Monday, April 13, with a new Government decree last night banning training in facilities even [...]

Antonio Conte

Inter Milan head coach Antonio Conte has issued a plea for people to stay home and respect the rules amid the ongoing coronavirus emergency in Italy. Outside of China, Italy has been the hardest hit by the virus – named COVID-19 – with more than 1,400 deaths recorded from at least 21,100 cases. The global [...]

Italian FA Wants To Postpone Euro 2020

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Italian Football Federation (FIGC) president Gabriele Gravina says they will ask UEFA to postpone this summer’s European Championship in an attempt to ease fixture congestion caused by the coronavirus outbreak. The FIGC will propose the idea at a UEFA meeting on Tuesday, where talks are set to take place to decide how the remainder of [...]

Lazio Fans

Serie A 2019-20 risks having to stop prematurely because of the Coronavirus outbreak, which would be the first early finish since World War I in 1915, and a potential repeat of that Lazio protest. The Coronavirus outbreak has put football on hold in Italy and has started to affect the rest of the European leagues [...]

Juventus Have 121 People In Self-Isolation

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Juventus have confirmed that 121 people associated with the club have gone into self-isolation after Daniele Rugani tested positive for the coronavirus. Defender Rugani became the first confirmed case of coronavirus of any player in Serie A on Wednesday evening. He shared a dressing room on Sunday with his Juventus teammates as they beat Inter [...]

Euro 2020 To Be Delayed Until Next Summer

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UEFA are expected to suspend the Champions League and Europa League, postponing Euro 2020 for a year, but only after a meeting on March 17, claim L’Equipe. It was announced today that UEFA were organising a summit via videoconference with representatives of the 55 members associations, boards of the European Club Association, European Leagues and [...]

Champions League Trophy

Atalanta’s run to the quarter-final of the Champions League has seen the club earn over €50m in prize money. To out that number in perspective, Atalanta had revenues of €155m in the 2018-2019 season. La Dea swept aside Valencia in last night’s second leg 8-4 on aggregate to become the sixth side from Serie A [...]

FIGC: Serie A Season May Not Resume

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A FIGC statement confirms they will try to postpone the end of Serie A to May 31 amid the Coronavirus outbreak, but could have play-offs for the Scudetto and relegation too. Today’s summit between the Italian Football Federation, CONI, Government and various representatives of the league competitions was called to discuss how to proceed after [...]