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 – On June 17 UEFA’s executive committee will decide the fate of both this season’s Europa League and Champions League, but reports suggest that Portugal and Germany are the early front runners to host the final stages of the Champions League.
June 4 – Major League Soccer (MLS) and its players’ union (MLSPA) have reached agreement on a re-negotiated Collective Bargaining Agreement that will enable the season to restart with a new competition format to be played in Orlando, Florida.
June 4 – In small and slow steps football is returning to a semblance of normality. On Wednesday, the Hungarian Cup Final between Budapest Honved and Mezokovesd was played in front of the biggest crowd in Europe since the outbreak of the coronavirus, but a minority of supporters failed to respect social distancing rules.
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.
June 4 – Trabzonspor, leaders of the Turkish league before football was wiped off the map by Covid-19, have announced they will appeal against being banned by UEFA for a season for breaking financial fair play rules.
June 4 – Bundesliga players who staged protests during matches last weekend following the death of George Floyd in the United States will not be punished, the German Football Federation have confirmed.
June 3 – Hungary will allow up to 10,000 fans to attend Wednesday’s domestic cup final after the country opened up its stadiums to fans last weekend.
June 3 – Spain’s health ministry is weighing up whether to allow fans back into stadiums when the domestic season resumes despite fears of a second wave of Covid-19.
June 3 – Krylya Sovetov FC and Akhmat Grozny FC will kick off the Russian Premier League again on June 19 after Russian football shut down in March due to the coronavirus.
By David Owen
June 3 – Jean-Claude Hamel, president of AJ Auxerre for 46 years until 2009, has died at the age of 90.
June 3 – Plans to resume England’s second-tier Championship on or around June 20 have been condemned by the boss of Queens Park Rangers who says he is “stunned” and “appalled” by the decision.
June 2 – In an unexpected development, the head of the Italian football federation (FIGC) Gabriele Gravina says limited numbers of fans could be allowed back into Serie A grounds as early as July – even though the league hasn’t even resumed yet.
June 2 – The Dutch FA have asked FIFA for flexibility over their transfer window which won’t align with the majority of European player markets this summer.
June 2 – Borussia Dortmund’s England international winger Jadon Sancho was not booked for his ‘Justice for George Floyd’ protest but because he removed his shirt, the German Football Association (DFB) has clarified.