July 10 – The four outstanding Champions League round of 16 second-leg ties, postponed because of COVID-19 in March, can be hosted by the scheduled home teams providing there are no travel restrictions.
July 10 – European clubs expect to lose a staggering €4 billion in revenue over the next year because of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a study by the European Club Association.
July 9 – South Africa’s FA (SAFA) has confirmed it will oversee all procedures relating to ‘return-to-play’ protocols after the country’s Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa urged the federation and the Premier Soccer League to work together to pave the way for a resumption in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
July 8 – Belarus, the one country in Europe that insisted on carrying on playing regular football while others shut down earlier in the Covid-19 crisis, has announced the postponement of defending champion Dinamo Brest’s next game scheduled for this Friday.
July 7 – The MLS has pulled FC Dallas out of the MLS is Back Tournament in Florida following the high number of positive tests for the coronavirus within the club.
July 6 – Major League Soccer has postponed the match between Dallas and Vancouver, a fixture of its MLS Is Back tournament, to an undisclosed date due positive coronavirus tests in the Texan team.
July 6 – Former Chinese international Zhao Junzhe has asked the organisers of the Chinese Super League (CSL) to take steps to reduce players’ stress when the 2020 campaign finally gets under way behind closed doors later this month.
July 2 – UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin is confident that there will be “no need for a Plan B” for this season’s final eight of the Europa League which Germany will stage in August.
July 2 – Bulgarian football fans violated social distancing rules in the domestic cup final which Lokomotiv Plovdiv won for a second consecutive time by defeating CSKA Sofia from the penalty spot.
July 2 – The Danish Cup final was suspended for 15 minutes when fans refused to comply with the social distancing rules inside the stadium.
July 2 – Football will return resilient and stronger from the COVID-19 crisis, according to La Liga’s managing director for the Middle East and North Africa.
July 1 – Despite a spike in Covid-19 cases, Lisbon is still set to host the eagerly awaited finale of this season’s Champions League following talks between the relevant authorities.
June 30 – The Premier League has drawn up a contingency plan for Leicester City’s home fixture with Crystal Palace because of the government-enforced local lockdown in the city. A postponement has not been ruled out.
June 30 – Staff at the English FA have been left shocked by the announcement of more than 100 job losses due to the “significant impact” of coronavirus.
June 29 – Football with fans in the stadia will be played in Rio de Janeiro from July 10, at one-third capacity, following a decree from local authorities. On Sunday, the Carioca championship resumed again after the mayor had suspended the tournament.