June 17 – Premier League football returns tonight after a three-month hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic with Manchester City hosting Arsenal and Aston Villa taking on Sheffield United behind closed doors.
June 16 – More doubt is being cast on next year’s African Nations Cup in Cameroon because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
June 16 – Reports that UEFA will complete the Champions League with a mini-tournament covering 11 days in a single city have been given further credence on the eve of a vital summit of its top brass.
June 16 – Premier League clubs are giving supporters the chance to appear on a live video fan wall that will be streamed into stadiums when the season resumes with two games tomorrow.
June 16 – With the derby in the capital between Bröndby and FC Copenhagen taking place this weekend, Danish football fans will be allowed to return in greater numbers to stadiums.
June 15 – Tanzania has become the first African country to resume the league season after an enforced coronavirus shutdown since March. Local authorities have imposed strict protocols to stage matches and allow fans in attendance.
June 12 – Saudi Arabia’s domestic topflight will resume on August 4 behind closed doors after it was suspended in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
June 11 – One minute’s silence to remember those who have died of Covid-19 is likely to take place before the first games of next week’s Premier League restart.
June 11 – La Liga re-starts tonight with the Seville derby between Sevilla and Real Betis. The Spanish will be starting without betting sponsors but with a new campaign promoting the country as a safe destination for tourism and sport.
June 11 – Coaches and substitutes will no longer have to wear protective face masks on the sidelines during Bundesliga matches following newly announced hygiene measures.
June 11 – The Merseyside derby between Everton and Liverpool on June 21, when the latter could win their first domestic league crown for 30 years, has been given the all clear to played at Everton’s home ground of Goodison Park but police have urged fans to watch the behind-closed-doors fixture from the safety of their own homes.
June 8 – The governor of Rio de Janeiro has green-lighted a return to practice for football clubs this weekend, but Rio’s town hall is not prepared yet to allow the Carioca championship’s resumption.
June 5 – A Covid-related row has broken out in Italian football after Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini admitted to having coronavirus symptoms when his team played Valencia in the Champions League in March.
June 4 – Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas (pictured), who has been at the forefront of opposition to scrapping the rest of the French season, has stepped up his efforts to have the campaign re-instated despite a government mandate to ban all top sport until September.
June 4 – It is going from bad to worse for Austria’s LASK Linz who are seeing what would be only their second ever domestic league title slip away.