“Edouard Philippe was rejected again this day the idea of a resumption of the competitions, confirming its position as expressed on 28 April. It is therefore not considered a restart of the season 2019/2020 as some are struggling to cope with the demand,” says the LFP, on Thursday.The logo of the professional football League on the jersey of a referee during a Ligue 1 match between Metz and Monaco, Property-les-Metz (Moselle), August 17, 2019. (JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP)
The professional football League following the advice of the Prime minister and precludes recovery of the season. “Edouard Philippe was rejected again this day the idea of a resumption of the competitions, confirming its position as expressed on 28 April. It is therefore not considered a restart of the season 2019/2020 as some are struggling to cope with the request”, says the LFP in a statement sent to AFP, after the presentation of the second phase of déconfinemnt by the government.
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The League has put an end in the championship of France on 30 April, two days after an intervention by the head of the government, explaining that “the season will not return” due to the new coronavirus. The club of Lyon (7th in League 1 according to the final classification) makes fire of any wood against this decision, which he believes precipitated.
“It is not for me to pronounce myself on the decisions of the leagues and federations. The championships, for two and a half months have been interrupted for excellent reasons,”said Edouard Philippe Thursday, when announcing the main principles of the phase 2 of the déconfinement.
“The health environment improves, but the Prime Minister has reminded, caution prevails. With the new announcements of the government, the drives will be able to resume sometime in June and clubs will be best prepared for the next season, which will start in August”, continues the LFP.
The very good news in the statements of the Prime Minister, is that we can hope for now is a recovery in August with a part of the public. It is necessary to think of the players in the game and to our supporters.The football League professionneldans a statement sent to AFP
England and Italy have announced Thursday the resumption of their championship in the second half of June. The two countries mimic and Germany, which has already resumed, and Spain putting on a restart in the week of 8 June.