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UEFA give Leagues May 25 ultimatum to provide restart proposals

The Premier League and other leagues in Europe have been given a deadline of May 25 by UEFA to come up with plans for the restart of their various seasons. The guidelines were issued to all 55 associations after an agreement was reached last week that qualification for next season's Europa League and Champions League must be based on sporting merit this season. The guidance was issued by UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin and UEFA general secretary Theodore Theodoridis, and it states that: "National associations and/or leagues should be in a position to communicate to UEFA by 25 May 2020 the planned restart of their domestic competitions including the date of restart and the relevant competition format." READ: Ziyech reveals key talks with Lampard before Chelsea deal UEFA als...
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La Liga chief Tebas confident that all seasons can end by June 30

La Liga president Javier Tebas is still hopeful that all European seasons can be completed before June 30 despite the coronavirus pandemic that has resulted in the suspension of major football activities worldwide. The COVID-19 pandemic has also seen Euro 2020 and Copa America pushed to 2021. Meanwhile, Tebas is part of a working group put in place by UEFA to profer solutions for the "resumption and/or conclusion of the current season coherently". The La Liga chief has expressed confidence that things can be wrapped up by the end of June. However, he pointed out that at least six weeks of competition would be required.   In an interview with  El Pais, Tebas said: "The fundamental scenario is that mid or late May is the latest starting date to end on June 30,"  "The scenario may...