“UEFA begins to recognize that football is no longer possible this season”

first_imgVan Ranst goes further and considers that it is still too early to talk about dates, he even warns that football will be far from restarting. “How can you talk about downsizing and restarting the competition if we don’t even know if we are on top of the first peak? Soccer is the most important secondary problem in the world. But we must be honest: massive events like soccer games or music festivals will be among the last things we allow again“The UEFA threatened the Belgian Federation and the Jupiler League that if they went ahead with the suspension, Belgium teams could be excluded from European competitions. On April 15, a hearing is scheduled for Belgian football to defend its decision against UEFA. Van Ranst will be present assessing, as a specialist, the consequences of starting football in the short term. Marc van Ranst is a Belgian virologist and professor at the Leuven University. In addition, serving as an advisor to the Jupiler Pro League in the COVID-19 crisisHis reputable opinion allows him to remain in direct contact with UEFA to help him assess the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.“I have the impression that UEFA is starting to see that playing football is no longer possible this season”, has admitted Van Ranst in statements collected by the Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad.The doctor next week has a telematic hearing with the body, chaired by Aleksandr Ceferin, to support the Belgian league in its decision to definitively suspend the competition. “The peak of infections is far from being reduced. No one can blame the Belgian clubs for making that decision. The Pro League understood that a minimum of three to four weeks of training will be required before matches are possible again. So it is not realistic to finish current competitions“says the Belgian specialist.last_img read more


first_imgTERMON Ladies footballers are the cream of the county – now they’re just a game away from showing they’re the best in Ulster too.And Milford Ladies made it a double Donegal celebration today after winning their Intermediate semi-final.Senior county champions Termon travelled to Armagh and defeated their county champions Carrickcruppen by a single point 2-10 to 2-09. Milford too had to travel.They went to take on Tyrone’s intermediate champions Cappagh – and won 5-11 to 2-10.Both Donegal sides now play Ulster finals next Sunday.Termon will by play Donaghmoyne, the Monaghan champions, whilst Milford will clash with Derry champs Glen. Both games could be held in Clones as a double-header. TERMON AND MILFORD LADIES WIN AGAIN TO SET UP ULSTER FINALS was last modified: October 13th, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Milford ladiesTermon ladies GAAUlster Semi finallast_img read more