European professional football red-carded by Covid-19 pandemic


Professional football in Europe has not been spared by the Covid-19 pandemic and resulting lockdowns. With colossal sums of money at stake, the impact on the clubs is hugely damaging on a financial level. In France, the government has cancelled the rest of the Ligue 1 season, but in some countries like Germany and Austria, training sessions have resumed and league games could soon be back. But how is it possible to play football amid the coronavirus threat? Will supporters get to see their idols any time soon? Clovis Casali reports.