Tag: COVID-19


London back to closed-door games

London stadiums left with zero fans again

Professional sports in London will go back behind closed doors from December 16th as the English capital moves to Tier 3 of the country’s COVID-19 lockdown system. The above move translates to the fact that Premier League football clubs Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United,... » Read more


Netherlands venue in pioneering COVID project

Johan Cruijff Arena as covid-19 research stadium

The Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam (Netherlands) – the home of the Dutch Eredivisie football club Ajax Amsterdam – has come under the glare and full focus of what is being described as a “groundbreaking” scientific research project into how sports venues and other buildings can... » Read more


Belgium and Italy back to ghost games

Belgium and Italy back to ghost games

With COVID-19 second wave hitting Europe with full blast, Italy’s Serie A top tier football league will go behind closed doors once again for at least a month following a spike in coronavirus cases in the country. As the fatal virus is staring Europe in the face, the Italian Government passed a... » Read more


Poland venue as hospital with COVID spike

Poland Warsaw stadium as field hospital

To tackle the surge in COVID-19 cases, Poland’s Government is turning the National Stadium in Warsaw into a field hospital, and expects it to be operational within days, officials stated. The PGE Narodowy or National Stadium is a retractable roof football stadium located in Warsaw, Poland. It is... » Read more


Is COVID pushing NFL into a corner?

NFL update October 15, 2020

With COVID-19 continuing to cast its long shadow on United States, the deadly virus is also not stopping to chase the National Football League (NFL) in the sense that it has made mincemeat of its schedule and has left the league embittered.   CUP OF WOES OVERFLOWETH   Pro Bowl... » Read more


Netherlands ‘no’ to fans as COVID see-saw on

Netherlands no fans for 3 weeks

League football resumed in Netherlands in September with 15 to 35 percent of the stadium available for spectators but with no away supporters allowed. However, with coronavirus spreading its tentacles again in Europe, and Netherlands witnessing a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases once more, the... » Read more


COVID put UEFA fans on the back foot

Budapest Supercup news Sept. 2020

With COVID-19 showing no signs to abate, fear writ large on several football fans’ faces. Though 6,000 spectators are expected to attend the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Supercup, but the fact is that many fans do not even want to go to Budapest as coronavirus is rearing its... » Read more


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