Tag: fans


France venues sans fans as COVID badgers

France games still behind closed doors Nov 2020

An announcement has been made by the French Presidency that fans will not be allowed to return to sports venues this year, and when they will return to the stadium fold it will be subject to strict limits based on a stadium or arena’s size. President of France Emmanuel Macron led a conference... » Read more


UK clubs promise fans total safety in venues

UK to push for fan return October 2020

The Premier League, English Football League (EFL), the Football Association (FA), Women’s Super League and Women’s Championship has assured all fans in UK that together they are fully committed for the safe return of fans to the football ground at the earliest possible. A statement on the... » Read more


MLB to greet limited fans back to its fold

MLB back with fans

Fans will be able to grace Major League Baseball (MLB) games for the first time this season after a comprehensive plan was revealed by the league which would enable a limited number of spectators at this month’s National League Championship Series (NLCS) (October 12th -18th, 2020) and World... » 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 ‘killjoy’ in fans’ return to UK events

UK not back with fans before November

Much to the consternation of fans, UK Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove has said that spectators will not be able to return to sports events in England next month as initially planned, with tighter restrictions set to be imposed amid re-emergence of COVID-19 cases in the United Kingdom. The... » Read more


NFL kicks off most fixtures sans fans

NFL start with overview fans or no fans

One simply cannot conjure up images of football stadia sans fans. Football players and football aficionados could not even think of such a scenario even in their wildest dreams in a pre-COVID world. But, as the COVID-19 curse struck in 2020 laying siege to the world, football stadia without fans... » Read more


Leipzig Bundesliga with fans in tow?

Germany Leipzig back with fans on 20 per cent capacity

All football fans have been waiting with bated breath for this piece of news! Once Bundesliga starts again on September 18th, spectators will be greeted back to the stadium fold – at least in Leipzig, Germany. The Bundesliga is a professional association football league in Germany. At the top of... » Read more


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