Shares in Italian football giants Juventus surged Monday after the club’s decision to cut their players’ salaries in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
England captain Harry Kane said on Sunday the Premier League season should be cancelled if it cannot be completed by the end of June because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Xavi Hernandez has reiterated his desire to coach Barcelona in the future but suggests he will not return until a different board brings a new sense of direction to the club.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard believes it is unrealistic to “push and push” players to maintain their fitness levels during the coronavirus pandemic with no concrete timetable as to when football will return.
Juventus on Saturday announced that they had cut their players’ and coach Maurizio Sarri’s salaries after all Italian sport was suspended until at least April 3 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Atletico Madrid became on Friday the latest La Liga club to request labour authorities to allow them to cut player and staff salaries while football is suspended in Spain due to the coronavirus pandemic.

world soccer Former La Liga winger dons white coat to take on coronavirus

Journeyman footballer Toni Dovale put his football boots to one side and slipped into a pharmacist’s white coat in the front line struggle against coronavirus in Spain.

world soccer The best moments of this LaLiga season: Part 1

With the Laliga currently on recess because of the coronavirus pandemic that has hit Spain and other countries around the world, we recap some of the best moments from the 2019/20 LaLiga season thus far.

world soccer Kane ‘will be off’ if Spurs don’t win trophies, warns Shearer

Tottenham forward Harry Kane will leave the club next year if they fail to win a trophy in that time, Premier League all-time top-scorer Alan Shearer has warned.

world soccer Guardiola donates one million euros to fight coronavirus in Spain

Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola has donated one million euros ($1.08 million) to help buy medical supplies for the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in his native Spain.

world soccer Ancelotti, Mourinho join coronavirus battle

Carlo Ancelotti surprised an Everton fan with motor neurone disease while Jose Mourinho helped deliver care packages as Premier League managers joined in the battle against the coronavirus crisis.

local soccer Banyana keeper sends Italy-based Jane a message amid coronavirus pandemic 

Jane is currently in Italy playing for AC Milan, where the coronavirus has reportedly taken the lives of over 6,000 people.

African Soccer Notoane backs Tokyo 2020 postponement

South African Under-23 coach David Notoane has praised the decision on Tuesday to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, while admitting dismay at missing out on the chance to play in the games this year.

world soccer Maldini expects to recover from coronavirus ‘within a week’

Former Italy football captain Paolo Maldini said Monday he expects to recover “within a week” after being diagnosed with the new coronavirus.

world soccer Former Real Madrid president Sanz dies after contracting coronavirus

Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz, who was hospitalised with coronavirus, died on Saturday at the age of 76, his son announced.

world soccer Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar the world’s best-paid footballers, study claims

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar remain the three best-paid footballers in the world, according to a study by France Football magazine.

world soccer FIFA boss looking at soccer reform after coronavirus crisis

FIFA president Gianni Infantino believes the global coronavirus crisis could bring about a reform of football which he does not expect to return to action by May.

world soccer Palace star Zaha offers health staff free accommodation

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has offered free accommodation to medical staff in his London properties as they treat patients with coronavirus.

world soccer Uncertainty abounds as football’s transfer industry grinds to a halt

With football having ground to a halt because of the coronavirus pandemic, the usual transfer rumour mill has fallen silent and nobody cares much where Neymar or Paul Pogba might be playing next season.

world soccer Brazil’s football clubs offer stadiums to help with coronavirus sick

Brazil’s top football clubs are handing over their stadiums to allow health authorities to turn them into field hospitals and clinics to fight the coronavirus pandemic.


 

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