Sports FIFA paves the way for an extension of the football season

18:46  06 april  2020
18:46  06 april  2020 Source:   welt.de

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FIFA are reportedly set to extend the 2019/20 season indefinitely, handing domestic Belgian football has set in motion plans to cancel their campaign but Germany's Bundesliga is determined to Last week, Uefa cleared the way for domestic leagues to take precedent when play can be resumed.

FIFA are set to confirm an indefinite extension to the current 2019-20 season , giving the power to each country to determine when their campaign will The plans, which are expected to be announced in the next 48 hours, almost certainly mean that the chances of the Premier League season being

The world association FIFA wants to pave the way for a possible extension of the football season beyond June 30th.

FIFA-Präsident Gianni Infantino. © Photo: Peter Dejong / AP / dpa FIFA President Gianni Infantino.

A recommendation should be made that players can continue to run for their club despite the expiring contract if the season is not over on the originally planned date. The German Press Agency found out.

The Internet portal “The Athletic” had previously reported that FIFA would allow the provisional renewal of contracts, which actually end on June 30, until the end of the season. As in German professional football, the season officially ends in many other top leagues at the end of June, and contracts with professionals usually run until this date.

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Most recently, FIFA had already recommended that all international matches scheduled for June be postponed indefinitely. "We have to look for global solutions to address these global problems in terms of cooperation and solidarity," said FIFA President Gianni Infantino recently. “Everyone has different interests, but we need to talk and bring up issues that we may not have discussed in the past. I am convinced that we will find solutions for the international game calendar. »

The European Football Union UEFA had also given the national leagues more freedom. Thus, all June international matches were postponed “until further notice” on the continental level and the European Cup competitions were further postponed. UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin announced that the Champions League and Europa League could end in August at the latest. Dates for the European club competitions for the 2020/21 season have also been postponed for the time being. For example, the admission process does not start as planned - this also enables a longer season in the national leagues.

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