When will live football return?

Updated: May 28th 2020

Missing the Premier League at the moment during the coronavirus lockdown? Are you wondering when live football will return to our lives and on our TV screens / streams?

We are keeping a close eye on how European football associations are preparing to return to complete their respective seasons. Here's the latest we have on each league competition below - in the meantime, we're adding lots of Classic matches and replays to our schedules for anyone looking for their fix of football.

LEAGUE COUNTRY LATEST UPDATE
English Premier League United Kingdom Known as Project Restart, they have agreed to restart on June 17th.
EFL League Two United Kingdom Season has been abandoned - they will use a points per game weighting to decide the final table positions.
Scottish Premier League Scotland Season has been abandoned - Celtic declared champions and Hearts are relegated.
UEFA Champions League UEFA No date has been set to return but reports suggest it will be played out exclusively in August if domestic seasons finish.
UEFA Europa League UEFA No date has been set to return but reports suggest it will be played out exclusively in August if domestic seasons finish.
La Liga Spain La Liga looking to return on June 11th - group training restarted on May 18th.
Ligue 1 France All French leagues have been cancelled this season - PSG have been declared champions.
Serie A Italy Teams are set to resume training on May 4th - looking to restart late May / early June.
Pro League Belgium Season was cancelled (pending UEFA clarification)
Eredivisie Netherlands League season has been abandoned - no champions have been declared but Ajax and AZ Alkmaar will be entered into Champions League qualifiers next year. No relegation or promotion from lower league either.
Primeira Liga Portugal Local government has agreed to restart the season on May 30th, with full training on May 18th.

What live football is now being played around the world?

You can still catch some live football that has survived the coronavirus outbreak - here's a quick list of the current league competitions that are still actively playing out their season:

LEAGUE COUNTRY LATEST UPDATE
Bundesliga Germany Season resumed on May 16th behind closed doors.
Bundesliga 2 Germany Season resumed on May 17th behind closed doors.
Belarus Premier League Belarus No major outbreak in Belarus (according to reports) - live matches available on Bet365
K League South Korea Playing behind closed doors and have introduced crowd noise into the stadium which has been welcomed.

 

 

 

 

 

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