Most Serie A teams start group training
23 May
2020
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Most Serie A teams start group training »

Now that the medical protocol has been approved, most Serie A teams are already training in groups, but some are still keeping social distancing until Monday. The FIGC, Government, Lega Serie A and Players’ Association finally reached an agreement on the medical protocol for contact training this week, after several versions were rejected. It has…

Serie A teams cleared for group training ahead of make-or-break May 28 vote
19 May
2020
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Serie A teams cleared for group training ahead of make-or-break May 28 vote »

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Gab Marcotti explains why we should see a return to action in Serie A by the middle of June.

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Championship: The best teams that failed to win promotion to the Premier League
15 May
2020
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Championship: The best teams that failed to win promotion to the Premier League »

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While Derby manager Frank Lampard celebrated, Pablo Hernandez and Leeds had to contemplate another season in the Championship

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Bundesliga guide: Which teams should African fans keep an eye on?
14 May
2020
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Bundesliga guide: Which teams should African fans keep an eye on? »

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Serie A, CTS: 'Teams must remain in isolation'
12 May
2020
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Serie A, CTS: 'Teams must remain in isolation' »

The CTS intervenes in the resumption of Serie A, requiring that clubs keep their players and staff in isolation for 15-days in order to get the green light. The Scientific and Technical Committee wants to help Serie A resume play in safe and secure conditions, explaining that the teams and members of staff will have…

Premier League teams will be prohibited to tackle once training resumes – report
12 May
2020
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Premier League teams will be prohibited to tackle once training resumes – report »

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Mark Ogden and Don Hutchison explain why players and clubs are pushing back against the league’s approach.

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Most Serie A teams return to training
6 May
2020
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Most Serie A teams return to training »

Most Serie A clubs are returning to individual training this week, but as there is no agreed medical protocol, Milan are reportedly resisting COVID-19 swab tests until they are authorised. The Government’s scientific committee had rejected the first version of the medical protocol, calling it ‘insufficient,’ so a new and updated list will be discussed…

Serie A will keep 20 teams
30 Apr
2020
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Serie A will keep 20 teams »

According to Sky Sport Italia, today’s meeting of Italian football unions decided that if the season does end early, there will still be relegations and promotions with 20 teams in Serie A. The COVID-19 pandemic is moving into Phase Two from May 4, with deaths, intensive care admissions and positive cases all dropping rapidly. Nonetheless,…