Coronavirus and Football

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Bradesmaen

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Everton Villa postponed. That's 2 make up games we have now with City. Next window for us to play a game is 13th-20th of Feb. Either game could be played in that window, maybe the City game because they've got Champions League after that, could cause issues. Players need to be smarter.
 

jd2010

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Poch has won covid just days after winning his first trophy
 

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kane249

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This does pose a big question now with England's quarantine laws, what happens to players who are required for international duty?

Do they get an exemption or do English based players now get left out of Internationals? Otherwise it's going to cause havoc
 

moomba

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This does pose a big question now with England's quarantine laws, what happens to players who are required for international duty?

Do they get an exemption or do English based players now get left out of Internationals? Otherwise it's going to cause havoc
I read that there wouldnt be an exemption for footballers this time.
 

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jd2010

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I can see our players really ******* this one up again and being caught out of position like last time (and most games too)
 

moomba

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So its looking like crowds might be let in for the final game of the season. 25% of capacity up to a max of 10k.

Possible test event the week before in the FA Cup final with the intention of having full capacity for the Euros.
 

jd2010

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So its looking like crowds might be let in for the final game of the season. 25% of capacity up to a max of 10k.

Possible test event the week before in the FA Cup final with the intention of having full capacity for the Euros.
We play away at Leicester on the final day. Spurs twitter feed seems pretty happy to not return to the stadium this season
 

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So its looking like crowds might be let in for the final game of the season. 25% of capacity up to a max of 10k.

Possible test event the week before in the FA Cup final with the intention of having full capacity for the Euros.
Cynic in me notes that this is the week after the Football League season wraps up. Wonder if they're rushing back to appease the PL.
 

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moomba

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This happened in the MLS a while back. I think FIFA said that clubs could withdraw players if there were issues like that.

If it's not allowed, I'm guessing theres going to be a lot of niggles, and minor injuries coming up.
 

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I don't see the point of internationals right now. Euro/Copa, internationals should all be scrapped plus friendlies/qualifiers. Bring back internationals next year in the leadup to the World Cup, there's time to fit it in with the WC being played in November/Dec 2022.
 

Zidane98

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Yes, that was ridiculous, the club had expressed concerns about going ahead with the fixture. Atletico Madrid selling tickets to their fans was also very poor form when they were told by the government that fans shouldn't be travelling at all.
 

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