European football’s governing body Uefa hopes to end this season football league campaign at most in August, although all the leagues are still under suspension. The only football league that has been in action is the Belarus league all other leagues in Europe and even African and the Asian leagues are still under suspension, Uefa is looking at August as the deadline date to end the season.
Uefa has launched two working groups, with each having specific work to meet their target, one is to assess the fixture calendar and the other aimed at working to restart the league mid-May at the latest. However, the continuing uncertainty over the spread of coronavirus is creating major issues, with major leagues in Europe under suspension.
The likes of Germany and Denmark are already talking optimistically about a resumption of their league next month, while others like England, Frence and Italian leagues are also looking at resuming their league but no date is given yet for them. With the look of things we believe June will be the least date for resumption for the English Premier League according to Uefa.
Uefa is still hoping to complete its own tournaments in the normal two-legged format. However, there is an understanding that it may not be possible, so one-off games, and a week-long mini-tournament from the quarter-finals onwards for both the Champions League and Europa League, have also been discussed. Tuesday’s meeting will be followed on Thursday by a meeting of the Uefa executive committee.
That is expected to provide an update on the Womens’ European Championship and the Nations League, both of which have been moved to allow Euro 2020 to take place a year later than scheduled, plus plans to relax financial regulations this season. In addition, it is anticipated, Uefa will confirm that it will listen to requests to end domestic leagues early. It has previously warned against this, saying countries risk their places in next season’s European competitions.