May 19 – European governing body UEFA is reportedly shelving plans for a multi-billion euro financial package that was originally designed to help European football recover from the global health crisis.
February 18 – La Liga can return to packed stadiums after Spain’s health minister said that health authorities have decided to allow football stadiums and other sports venues to operate at full capacity again.
February 11 – The English Premier League hopes to phase out all Covid-19 emergency measures by the end of this month.
January 31 – The financial effects of the covid pandemic on Europe’s leading clubs is becoming more measurable with an analysis of 20 clubs showing an annual average decrease of €45 million.
January 24 – Players will have to be vaccinated against Covid-19 to play in the Brazilian top flight, the Confederation of Brazilian Football (CBF) has announced.
January 24 – Clubs may need to prove at least four positive Covid cases under new Premier League regulations being considered relating to postponed games.
January 21 – UEFA have confirmed that clubs in European competitions must comply with local regulations on Covid vaccinations, potentially hitting both Real Madrid and Chelsea in the away legs of their Champions League last-16 ties.
January 20 – The English Premier League is considering revising its controversial Covid regulations which have caused the postponement of 22 fixtures over the past five weeks – many of them linked to injuries and international call-ups as well as positive cases of the virus.
January 18 – Burnley vs Leicester has become the latest Premier League game to be postponed because of Covid-19 and injuries among home players.
January 14 – Full crowds are being allowed to return to Scottish and Welsh stadiums, bringing them into line with the situation in England.
January 13 – Paris Saint-Germain have called off their winter camp in Qatar and friendly in Saudi Arabia because of the rise of coronavirus infections in France.
January 11 – The Covid curse afflicting English top-flight football has struck again with Leicester’s game at Everton tonight postponed with the visitors only able to call on eight outfield players.
January 7 – Ajax Amsterdam have abandoned their training camp in Portugal following an outbreak of coronavirus infections. They follow in the footstep of PSV, Feyenoord and a slate of Belgian clubs who decided to cancel their winter camps altogether.
January 7 – Yet another high-profile Italian fixture has descended into farce because of Covid-19 with Inter Milan’s game at Bologna called off even though the visitors had turned up to play.