November 2 – The second tier United Soccer League was forced to call off its 2020 Championship Final at the weekend following multiple positive covid tests amongst Tampa Bay Rowdies players and staff.
November 2 – CAF have rescheduled the final two matches of its Champions League for a second time.
October 30 – The French Cup competitions have been suspended until December 1 because of a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths in the country. The French Football Federation (FFF) has also halted all amateur football.
October 30 – Premier League Newcastle United will refund season ticket holders for behind-closed-doors games this season after weeks of lobbying by the club’s fans.
October 30 – Mouscron vs STVV has been postponed in the Belgian Pro league after the Walloon club registered 21 coronavirus cases among its players.
October 29 – Manchester United say they have modified their Old Trafford stadium to accommodate 23,500 socially-distanced spectators – roughly one third of capacity.
October 29 – German fans have had their gradual but brief return to watching matches in stadia ended following a new ban on attending Bundesliga matches ordered by the German government who are imposing a lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
October 27 – Just as sports authorities in some badly Covid-hit European countries like England continue to campaign for the ban on fans at top-flight games to be softened, so Italy’s Serie A has gone back behind closed doors for at least a month following a spike in cases.
October 27 – With the match calendar more congested than ever, FIFPRO and their chief medical officer Vincent Gouttebarge have argued for the need to limit international football for the time being.
October 26 – England’s women’s team have cancelled a friendly against Germany in Wiesbaden this week because of the coronavirus pandemic. A member of the English back room staff tested positive.
October 26 – UEFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against Rennes for breaking strict Covid-19 guidelines at last week’s Champions League game against Russian side Krasnodar.
October 23 – Belgium has become the latest country to ban fans from attending live football matches after a huge spike in coronavirus infections.
October 23 – The second leg of the African Champions League semi-final between Egypt’s Zamalek and Raja Casablanca has been postponed for a week after eight players in the Moroccan club’s squad tested positive for Covid-19.
October 23 – Australia have joined New Zealand in pulling out of planned national team events in Europe due to the Europe-wide spike in coronavirus cases and increasing international travel restrictions.