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Premier League clubs held a meeting today and it was concluded that they all want to finish this season with a target placed on June 12 as a potential date of return though they will still make sure to follow government directives before taking the final decision. It was also suggested that the season could only be concluded if matches are only allowed to be played in 8-10 neutral venues in order to be able to have proper control over the outspread of coronavirus. Decisions are yet to be concluded but it’s only certain that all clubs would like the season to be completed.
Reports have it that all 20 Serie A clubs have voted to complete the season when they are allowed to. They are now looking for ways to plan how to resume football back in the land.
Three players in Cologne have been reported to have tested positive for coronavirus. Training will however continue as it is as they look forward to resume the season. These players have been taken to quarantine.
According to reports, Southampton’s majority shareholder Gao Jisheng was on the verge of selling his 80% share to an American-based company before the pandemic of coronavirus put it on hold.
Players in the MLS will be allowed to return to their clubs for individual training from May 6 where they will be allowed to workout. They aim to get the teams to start training together by May 15.
The football association of Denmark are planning to resume their top flight super league by May 29. It is however subject to government’s approval.
The supposed 2021 World Beach Games have been postponed until 2023. This decision was taken so that Nations could have time to prepare for the rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Olympics that will now hold in 2021.
Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has confirmed that Dillian Whyte’s fight against Alexander Povetkin will now hold behind closed doors by July ending or very early in August. The fight will hold alongside female fight that involves Amanda Serrano and Katie Taylor. These sets of fight might be the first to hold behind closed doors since the lockdown.