Italian FA Extend Serie A Season Until August 2 As Coronavirus Outbreak Continues


The 2019-20 Serie A season is to be stretched out until August 2, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has reported.

UEFA on Thursday firmly suggested all top-flight groups that have been suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic are to be finished, however it likewise gave rules to those that can’t proceed.

They stated:

“UEFA urges national affiliations and associations to investigate every conceivable choice to play all top household rivalries offering access to UEFA club rivalries to their regular decision. Notwithstanding, UEFA stresses that the strength of players, onlookers and each one of those associated with football just as people in general everywhere should remain the essential worry as of now.”

It was proposed to UEFA’s official board that European and residential rivalries run in equal when an arrival to play is conceivable, or every household apparatus be finished before mainland games continue toward the beginning of August.

Following a FIGC video meeting, president Gabriele Gravina affirmed additional time will be conceded for clubs to complete the rest of the battle.

Conversations will be held with the Italian Footballers’ Association (AIC) about stretching out agreements that are set to terminate on June 30, when the season was because of finish.

“The football world is working ceaselessly and mindfully to discover concrete and supportable answers for the emergency produced by Covid-19, including those important to defend the 2020-21 rivalries,” said Gravina in an announcement.

“I thank serve [for sport Vincenzo] Spadafora for the consideration he provided for us in Wednesday’s gathering, during which our methodology was clarified inside and out. We need to come back to play securely in light of the fact that that is the thing that sound judgment directs and we are approached to do as such by the global bodies to which Italian football is associated.”