November 15 – Football behind closed doors is back in the Netherlands after the government ordered a three-week partial lockdown on Friday.
November 10 – Unvaccinated Bayern Munich star Joshua Kimmich (pictured) and four other German internationals have been quarantined after a positive test in the national team camp, the German federation (DFB) said Tuesday.
October 26 – The governing body of Germany’s top two divisions says more than 90% of players, coaches and staff from the 36 clubs involved have received vaccines against Covid-19.
October 26 – Bayern Munich captain Joshua Kimmich has ignited another debate over vaccination against Covid-19 in Germany after he admitted he is not yet vaccinated.
October 20 – The Premier League has announced that 68% of players in the English top flight have been fully vaccinated, with 81% of players having received at least one dose, confirming a significant increase in uptake recently.
September 30 – Spanish health authorities have green lighted full stadiums in LaLiga again for the first time since the global health crisis.
September 29 – Chelsea’s influential midfielder N’Golo Kante has tested positive for coronavirus and will miss tonight’s high-profile Champions League tie with Juventus.
September 1 – Clubs participating in the group stages of UEFA’s three club competitions may be forced to play their home matches at the away team’s venue if Covid restrictions prevent opponents from travelling.
August 31 – Tottenham Hotspur manager Nuno Espirito Santo has appealed for help both from football authorities and the British government to provide solutions to the South American international duty issue, which could see his club lose two players, Cristian Romero and Giovani Lo Celso, for an extended period.
August 25 – The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has followed in the footsteps of world federation FIFA by requesting the British Government to grant an exemption to African players for the upcoming international window.
August 25 – Europe’s top five leagues took a €2 billion revenue hit last season because of the season being forced to be played behind closed doors due to global health crisis, according to a report by consultancy KPMG.
August 25 – The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) has officially cancelled its 2021 club season after a vote – held virtually – by its 27 professional clubs.
August 23 – The Euro 2020 final between England and Italy was a ‘superspreader’ event due to the level of COVID-19 infection found in or around London’s Wembley Stadium on the day, according to official data.
August 10 – The English Premier League says nine players and club staff have tested positive for Covid-19 over the past week, the last one before the start of the 2021-22 season.