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The last week has seen Juventus fans have reasons to celebrate. First, Cristiano Ronaldo has completed his quarantine period and is able to return to training ahead of any possible Serie A restart in the coming weeks and months.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/5/21 16:18:40

Filling the void

Livening up sport without fans is a challenge for competitions returning after the coronavirus, and organizers have tried several ways to make empty stadiums more appealing.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/21 16:13:40

Celebrity football fans

Football fandom is a uniting thing, and not just for fans of teams called United. There is something very levelling about supporting the same team, a shared bond that cuts through what other differences you might have in circumstance, belief or location.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/5/20 16:38:42

Liverpool can do without 'Anfield boost': Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes his runaway leaders will cope without the "best kick in your ass" of their Anfield crowd should the Premier League season resume.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/20 16:23:41

Burnley's Woan tests positive for COVID-19

Burnley assistant manager Ian Woan was named Tuesday as one of six individuals at three Premier League clubs to have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/5/20 16:08:40

German league restart draws global audiences, but players reminded to keep distance

The Bundesliga drew bumper global audiences for its largely trouble-free restart at the weekend, but a top league official said Monday players would be reminded to maintain social distancing even during goal celebrations.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/19 16:28:40

Supporters torn as Spanish league prepares to begin recovery behind closed doors

La Liga's proposed restart next month has left fans juggling the excitement of football's return and the disappointment it will resume without them.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/19 16:18:40

Bayern march on

Robert Lewandowski bagged his 26th league goal this season as leaders Bayern Munich resumed their Bundesliga title chase with a 2-0 win at Union Berlin behind closed doors in their first match in two months on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/18 16:18:41

Footy's back!

Germany gave football-starved fans reason to be cheerful on Saturday with the Bundesliga's return to action behind closed doors, on a day in which Borussia Dortmund hammered local rivals Schalke in an echoing Signal Iduna Park.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/17 16:23:42

La Liga aims to restart

With parts of the world gradually easing the lockdown as the coronavirus pandemic wanes, the football world is starting to resume. Spain's La Liga, one of Europe's major top-tier leagues, is hoping to resume play on June 12. And La Liga has established a joint venture with Mediapro Group and Super Sports Media to boost commercial capabilities in China. Global Times reporter Lu Wenao (GT) took the chance to talk with Sergi Torrents (Torrents), Managing Director of La Liga in China and CEO of the new company Spanish Football Commercial and Marketing Company (SFCM).
Soure:Global Times: 2020/5/17 16:18:44

Dortmund crush Schalke 4-0 as German league resumes

Borussia Dortmund provided much-needed fireworks with a 4-0 demolition of bitter rivals Schalke 04 on Saturday after the German league restarted in front of empty stands after a suspension of over two months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/5/17 16:18:40

Salzburg's US coach Marsch looks forward to football returning

Having become the first American to coach a team in the European Champions League and overseen the remarkable rise of Erling Braut Haaland, it was already an unforgettable season for Jesse Marsch before the coronavirus pandemic came along.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/14 14:18:40

Bundesliga's back

The last few months have been difficult for football fans, with live action largely - and rightly - being called to a halt.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/5/14 14:03:40

Former Manchester United youth teamer Morrison still looking to get career on track

If you are 27 years old then football wisdom would have you approaching your peak. You should certainly not still be spoken in terms of potential.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/5/13 16:43:40

Premier League players face strict new training protocols

Premier League players are set to be subjected to a strict testing regime if they are to return to training amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to British media reports.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/13 16:33:41

Could Dortmund best Bayern?

Bayern Munich are in pole position to win an eighth straight title, but Borussia Dortmund lead the chasing pack and are spearheaded by Erling Braut Haaland as the Bundesliga comes out of its coronavirus-enforced hibernation this weekend.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/13 16:33:40

Tianhai's dissolution shows lavish spending creates new problems in football

China's Tianjin Tianhai football club announced on Tuesday that the team was disbanded effective immediately, a move that comes after a four-month-long wait to determine whether the club would be approved entry to the new Chinese Super League (CSL) season.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/5/12 17:45:06

Premier League gets green light for June restart

Premier League clubs received a boost to their hopes of completing the season on Monday as the government published a “roadmap” that could see the return of the elite sport in England from June 1.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/12 16:18:41