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Category: European club football

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Fifa approves extended player contracts and later transfer windows

Contracts should run until seasons end, says FifaDeals agreed for next season will be delayed by Covid-19 Fifa has approved the extension of player contracts until seasons are able to finish, with the coronavirus pandemic also seeing transfer window da…

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La Liga prepares for return to training and sets target dates for season restart

League president Javier Tebas looking at options from 28 May‘We think we can finish in August,’ Tebas says Spain is preparing a protocol for clubs’ return to training with three proposed dates for La Liga to restart: 28 May, 6 June and 28 June. Matches…

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Bayern Munich to return to training on Monday ‘in small groups’

German league said clubs should not train until 5 AprilItalian FA says Serie A season could be extended to OctoberCoronavirus – latest updates | See all our coronavirus coverageBayern Munich players will return to training on Monday for the first time …

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Louis van Gaal accuses Ajax of self-interest in attempting to end season

Former manager says campaign has to be completedMarc Overmars accused authorities of recklessnessLouis van Gaal has issued a scathing attack on the hierarchy at Ajax for attempting to end the Dutch Eredivisie season in the wake of the coronavirus pande…

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Finishing school: how Fortuna Sittard are breathing life into young careers

Brighton’s George Cox is the latest to benefit at the Dutch club and says many more English youngsters should look abroad“Coming out here is definitely the best thing I’ve done,” George Cox says. The Brighton left-back is enjoying an interrupted season…

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Hansi Flick agrees new Bayern Munich contract until June 2023

Bundesliga club ‘very satisfied’ with head coachFlick was previously contracted to end of current seasonBayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick has agreed a new contract with the Bundesliga champions until June 2023.The 55-year-old had joined the club at …

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Clubs risk Champions League exclusion if seasons abandoned prematurely

Uefa, Europe’s leagues and top clubs determined to finish seasonJuly and August finishes are being looked at Uefa and the Europe’s football leagues and top clubs have emphasised their determination to complete this 2019-20 season despite the coronaviru…

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Belgian league set to be abandoned with leaders Club Brugge awarded title

League expected to officially end season on 15 AprilBrugge would also qualify for Champions LeagueThe Belgian league has become the first major European competition to recommend ending its season with the current standings declared final because of the…

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Borussia Dortmund allowed to play wonderkid Moukoko from November

German Football League changes rules for Bundesliga15-year-old Youssoufa Moukoko scoring freely for U19 sideThe German Football League has changed the minimum age for players to represent their clubs in the Bundesliga, a decision that will allow Boruss…

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Brescia president Cellino threatens to forfeit games if Serie A restarts

Former Leeds owner says it would be ‘madness’ to continueClub are bottom but Cellino adamant relegation is no concernCoronavirus – latest updates | See all our coronavirus coverageMassimo Cellino, the president of bottom-of-the-table Brescia, has said …

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Jonathan David: the in-demand striker with his sights on the very top

Gent and Canada goalscorer is among the world’s most wanted youngsters and says he would love a Premier League chance“I don’t think I would have been here otherwise, to be honest,” admits Jonathan David. The Canada forward was six when his parents emig…

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Pape Diouf: Marseille’s fearless leader who changed French football forever

Diouf, who has died after contracting coronavirus, was the first black president of a top-tier football club in EuropeBy Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsIt is difficult to write about the importance of one man at the time of untold tragedy. Payi…

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Champions League and Europa League could be completed in August

Uefa meeting taking place on Wednesday International fixtures set to be postponedThe remaining rounds of the Champions League and Europa League could be played this summer if the coronavirus crisis is sufficiently contained, Uefa is expected to announc…

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Former Marseille president Pape Diouf dies after contracting coronavirus

Club announce death of 68-year-old in SenegalDiouf was first black president of a top-tier European teamThe former Marseille president Pape Diouf has died, the French league (LFP) has announced. The club had earlier revealed the 68-year-old had been su…

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‘This is sick’ – seventh-tier Swedish club cancels friendly after betting mayhem

Bookmaker let customers bet on FC Eskilstuna game‘People all over the world got in contact,’ says chairman A friendly between two lower league sides in Sweden had to be cancelled on Monday after at least one bookmaker offered customers the opportunity …

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Steven Caulker: ‘It is really hostile at these grounds but I love it’

Alanyaspor defender on Turkish football, how he stays out of ‘a dark place’ and what the world can learn from coronavirus crisis“I scored the winner and I didn’t even celebrate,” Steven Caulker says of his goal in Alanyaspor’s behind-closed-doors victo…

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Lionel Messi says players will help staff at Barcelona but hits out at board again

Messi and Suárez release statements on MondayArgentinian criticises board’s handling of situationLionel Messi has announced that Barcelona’s first-team footballers will not only take a 70% pay cut for as long as the state of alarm continues in Spain bu…

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Football quiz: what are the missing words in the commentary?

Fill in the gaps for Motson, Drury, Coleman, Gray and Tyldesley• More quizzes: sliding doors, globetrotters, stadiums and keepersPopShotGoCrackHibbertWrightGravesenUnsworthDisrobedEmptiedExposedUndressedCurtainsHistoryCertainFiveBelterStrikeHitRocketNa…

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Current football season could be lost, warns Uefa’s Aleksander Ceferin

Failure to resume seasons by June could end 2019-20 campaignGames could go behind closed doors but not European finalsCoronavirus – latest updates | See all our coronavirus coverageAleksander Ceferin, the president of Uefa, has warned that the current …

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Football quiz: guess the stadiums in these artistic images – part two

Another round of questions for those of us missing football grounds – but where were they taken?Guess the stadium – part oneLet’s start with an Italian ground – but which club does it belong to?FiorentinaJuventusRomaUdineseWhich English stadium are Eve…