November 9 – FIFPro has warned that the current congested calendar and demands being placed on players could lead to both poor performances at Euro 2020 and the 2022 World Cup.
November 9 – England’s Nations League match against Iceland next week has been plunged into doubt because of the UK government’s travel ban which has now been extended to Denmark.
November 6 – UEFA says it has overseen 61,859 Covid-19 tests since August, allowing more than 500 European matches to be played and making football one of the safest environments in the world.
November 6 – Covid-19 continues to play havoc with the Belgian Pro League schedule with Mouscron vs OH Leuven being postponed because of infections at the Walloon club. It’s the third Mouscron game that will require rescheduling.
November 4 – More than 100,000 people have so far signed a petition calling for grassroots football to be allowed to continue during the English national lockdown.
November 4 – Italy’s football federation FIGC has launched an investigation into Serie A club Lazio over potential violations of coronavirus health protocols in recent weeks.
November 3 – Ajax, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, and Dynamo Kiev have all been hit by coronavirus infections ahead of their Champions League matches this week.
November 3 – Concacaf is to centralise the final rounds of its Champions League with a final now schedule for December 22. The venue for the matches, which will be in the US, will be announced in the coming weeks.
By Andrew Warshaw
November 2 – While so-called “elite” football, deemed as the first six levels of the English game from the Premier League downwards, will still be able to continue during the upcoming second national lockdown caused by Covid-19 – albeit behind closed doors – those further down the pyramid face being cast into limbo, not for the first time.
November 2 – Scottish giants Rangers have suspended two players for “breaching Covid regulations”.
November 2 – Premier League clubs are under increasing pressure to scrap pay-per-view fixtures during the upcoming second Covid-19 lockdown across England.
November 2 – England will face Belgium in Leuven after the Belgian FA (KBVB) shifted their November internationals away from Brussels because of a curfew in the Belgian capital.
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.