September 23 – Premier League clubs are considering ways of allowing season ticket holders access matches not due to be broadcast live on television following the British government’s controversial decision to scrap the idea of a phased return of fans into stadiums from October 1 due to a resurgence of Covid-19.
September 23 – The unpredictability of Covid-19 struck at an English cup game on Tuesday night which was controversially allowed to go ahead.
September 23 – A fourth-tier English club are waiting anxiously to discover whether their lucrative League Cup tie against top-flight Tottenham Hotspur can go ahead after a raft of their players tested positive for Covid-19.
September 23 – Brazilian champions Flamengo wrapped up a dramatic week in the Copa Libertadores with a hard-fought 1-2 win against Barcelona in a game that had long been in doubt after local authorities in Ecuador closed the stadium.
September 23 – The American men’s national team won’t play or train during October’s international window because of the coronavirus pandemic.
September 22 – On Thursday, European champions Bayern Munich will face Europa League winners Sevilla in Budapest, but with as many as 2,100 Germans fans traveling to the Hungarian capital concerns over coronavirus infections are spreading.
September 22 – Plans for a phased return of fans to watch live sport events in England from October 1 have been scuppered by a surge in Covid-19 cases, a massively disappointing financial hit for less affluent clubs desperate to stay afloat.
September 22 – With the number of cases of Coronavirus spiking across the UK, three new positive Covid-19 cases have been confirmed following the latest round of English Premier League testing.
September 21 – Flamengo vs Athletico Paranaense on October 4 will be the first game with fans at the Maracana after Rio de Janeiro’s mayor Marcelo Crivella greenlighted the return of supporters.
September 21 – Italy, where the coronavirus pandemic was once at its most virulent in Europe but where it now appears to have largely avoided a second spike, has agreed to allow up to 1,000 supporters to attend top-flight matches.
September 21 – The manager of an unheralded Welsh club beaten in the Europa League has stoked health concerns by suggesting his club deliberately ignored signs of Covid-19.
September 18 – The English Premier League has urged the British government to stick to its previous plan for a controlled return of fans into stadiums from October 1 but could end up losing the argument.
September 18 – A German amateur team lost 37-0 to their local rivals after fielding only seven players who socially distanced throughout because of Covid-19.
September 17 – Football across the world will lose out on about $14 billion in revenue because of the effects of Covid-19, according to the official who leads the organisation’s coronavirus relief fund.
September 17 – Clubs in the English Football League will be allowed to welcome up to 1,000 fans for matches this weekend in a pilot preceding the planned return of spectators from October 1 in England.