COVID-19: Government Gives La Liga Greenlight To Resume In June

Lionel Messi and his Barceloa teammates take part in a training session at Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper earlier this week

Spain Prime Minister Announces Return Date For LaLiga

La Liga president Javier Tebas has said the preferred date for games to resume is Friday, June 12 and Sanchez's announcement means that plan has been given the green light from the government.

There has been no play in the top tier since March 12 due to the coronavirus crisis.

"We are very happy for the decision, it is the result of the great work of clubs, players, technicians.CSD (National Sports Council) and agents involved", he posted on Twitter.

US wants WHO review of COVID-19 response to start 'now'
Trump wrote in the two-page letter that the WHO's repeated missteps in its handling of the COVID-19 outbreak have proven "very costly for the world".


"But it's very important to follow the health regulations and to respect the evolution of the pandemic, we can't lower our guard". Messi recently said that he thinks the hiatus could "end up benefiting us".

More than two months after the COVID-19 pandemic halted the season in Spain, players have begun training in small groups as they aim to be as ready as possible for the planned reboot next month. Barcelona's first match is scheduled to be at Mallorca but there is still no date set.

But with this latest development, it shows that fans and followers in the Spanish La Liga can start preparing for the resumption of the League.

United Kingdom government set to announce 14-day quarantine on arrivals
The government argues that it simply wouldn't have made enough of a difference while the virus was spreading widely within the UK. Arrivals will also be strongly advised to download the NHS contact tracing app at the border "once rolled out nationally".


Games will likely be played without supporters present to minimise the risk of the disease spreading again - a development Spain boss Luis Enrique is not excited about.

But Tebas has been adamant the league must restart, having estimated that a cancellation of the season would cost clubs around one billion euros ($1.09 billion).

Spain has been one of the countries worst-affected by the coronavirus outbreak, with more than 28,000 deaths and over 234,000 cases of infection diagnosed.

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany inadvertently reveals Trump's bank account information
Many church leaders have chosen to cooperate with state and local health authorities in planning when and how to reopen. Paul Lutheran Church in Davenport, Iowa, and publisher of the Christian Century magazine.


The top Czech league will resume tonight after a two-month break, with Teplice to host Slovan Liberec in a match that will include pre-kickoff temperature checks and other protective measures. The health situation, however, has improved in recent weeks as a strict government lockdown that has closed stores and kept people indoors greatly reduced the spread of the virus.

Latest News