7M Features: Football comes back in June!

Posted Sunday, May 31, 2020 by 7M Sport

7M Features: Football comes back in June!

German Bundesliga and Korean League have already restarted in May. While in June, other top 3 European leagues Premier League, La Liga and Serie A will all resume. Beyond that, quite a few European leagues will all press the restart button in June. Football finally comes back!

Premier League

7M Features: Football comes back in June!

The Premier League season will resume on June 17 with Manchester City's meeting with Arsenal one of the first matches to be played - and all 92 remaining matches will be broadcast live.

As the Telegraph first reported and Goal later confirmed, Aston Villa's home clash with Sheffield United is another that will mark the return of the English top flight, with both those matches the two games in hand that were left unplayed prior to the coronavirus pandemic halting football.

A full fixture list will then be played on the weekend of June 19 to 21, with the agreement coming after Premier League clubs met on Thursday to continue discussions over 'Project Restart'.

La Liga

7M Features: Football comes back in June!

La Liga will restart on June 11, Spain's National Sports Council (CSD) has confirmed, three months after the coronavirus pandemic forced its suspension.

The announcement comes after Spain's government authorised the return of competitive sport in the country beginning June 8.

The first division will resume with the Seville derby between Sevilla and Real Betis on Thursday, June 11, at 10 p.m. CEST.

Between Friday, June 12, and Monday, June 15, other matchday 28 games will be played, including Real Madrid vs. Eibar and Real Mallorca vs. Barcelona.

Matches will be played behind closed doors, following a strict safety protocol as prepared by La Liga and approved by the Ministry of Health.

Serie A

7M Features: Football comes back in June!

The Serie A season is set to resume from June 20, Italy's sports minister has confirmed.

Italy's top flight was suspended in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, but clubs were permitted to return to contact training this month.

Sports minister Vincenzo Spadafora announced earlier this week that the league was closing in on a return, while Italian Footballers' Association (AIC) president Damiano Tommasi said players are happy to return to action as long as it is safe.

Following a meeting with prime minister Giuseppe Conte, Spadafora announced on Thursday that the intention is for the 2019-20 campaign to kick-off again next month.

Coppa Italia semi-final games are to be held on June 13, with Serie A to get back underway the following week.

Portuguese Primeira Liga

7M Features: Football comes back in June!

Portugal's Primeira Liga will be able to restart the season from its coronavirus-forced suspension on June 4, the country's football league announced.

At the end of last month Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa had announced the final weekend of May as the restart date for the country's top flight.

The Portuguese government have said the last 10 rounds of the season, which was suspended on March 12, will have to be played according to strict medical protocol.

Players will have to pass coronavirus tests twice a week and matches will be played "in the fewest number of stadiums possible".

Austrian Bundesliga

Austria's Bundesliga, the country's professional football league, is set to return on 2 June and hold matches every three days to clear the backlog built up during the coronavirus lockdown, the league's Chief Executive Christian Ebenbauer confirmed.

Swiss Super League

The Swiss professional soccer league (SFL) will became the latest in Europe to restart after its 20 member clubs voted on Friday in favour of resuming the season, which was suspended in early March because of the COVID-19 outbreak.

The SFL said in a statement that the two divisions -- the top tier Super League and the second tier Challenge League -- were set to restart on June 19 and be completed by Aug. 2 with all matches behind closed doors.

Turkish Super Lig

7M Features: Football comes back in June!

The president of the Turkish Football Federation (TFF), Nihat Ozdemir, has announced that the Turkish Super Lig will resume play on June 12, with all football activities in the country having been suspended on March 18 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Swedish Allsvenskan

Sweden's top flight, the Allsvenskan, is set to start on June 14, the Swedish Football Association's (SvFF) chairman Karl-Erik Nilsson has said.

While the Swedish football season traditionally finishes in November, the new league campaign had not yet kicked off because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Russian Premier League

7M Features: Football comes back in June!

Russia's top professional soccer league will resume matches on June 21 after having suspended the season in mid-March because of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Russian Football Union said.

The decision comes after several other European professional leagues, including Germany's Bundesliga, announced their return to the pitch.

Danish Superliga

The top division of Danish football has already resumed on 28 May, with matches played behind closed doors. The Superliga has been suspended since 9 March because of the coronavirus pandemic.

AGF Aarhus and Randers FC will play the first match of the resumed competition, with the regular season scheduled to finish on 26 July.

Serbian SuperLiga

The Serbian league has already resumed after its suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic on May 30, the country’s football association the FSS announced.

With the Serbian government's ban on large gatherings matches are expected to be held behind closed doors.

Polish Ekstraklasa

Poland's premier soccer league, Ekstraklasa, has already restarted on May 29 after the government decided to ease restrictions imposed to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

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