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Which major leagues are still to be decided?

The German Bundesliga was the first major football league to restart following the COVID-19 pandemic that has disrupted the world and sport since mid-March. Germany have been successful in bringing football back in the top two divisions since the middle of May with no disasters so far. It has proven to be particularly good for Bayern Munich as they have extended their lead over Borussia Dortmund to seven points with a 1-0 win at Signal Iduna Park. Hansi Flick’s side…
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A lot of football, a lot of stats

Fans may finally rejoice as football is on the cusp of a full return after over two months of absence for many - the Bundesliga in Germany is the first to find a full return but other big names within Europe are set to follow closely behind - as all of the leagues set to round out there seasons in a timely manner, however, there are a lot of scheduled games to be played in a relatively short amount of…
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How will postponing sports impact sponsorships?

Throughout the world, sports are on a complete hiatus or taking place without fans. From the NBA and the NHL to the EPL and Serie A, there’s very little sports action taking place. But it's not just fans who are having a rough time at these trying times. Sports clubs and leagues are facing impending financial crises if we go a few more months before leagues resume. Luckily, both sports fans and clubs are optimistic things will get better rather…
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Could the corona virus precipitate the adoption of a summer season?

With the decision that senior football will be closed down until at least 3rd April following the outbreak of coronavirus, the game’s authorities will face the enormous challenge of restoring normal service whenever on-field activities resume. Top of the list is the conundrum of what becomes of the 2019-20 season? Should it be declared null and void, be considered as finishing when play was halted on 13 March or must the remaining games be played, come what may? Whichever view…
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