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Jean-Michel Aulas believes the Ligue 1 season should be finished through play-offs after the 2019-20 season was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Lyon president writes to French government, calls for season to resume

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has written to the French prime minister and sports minister calling for the “hasty decision” to cancel the Ligue 1 season to be reversed.
L’Équipe report that the French football league body, the LFP, are working to restart Ligue 1 action on one of the following two dates, amid the ongoing disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic- June 3rd or June 17th

Court rejects appeals against ending French football season

A Paris court on Friday rejected an appeal from relegated French Ligue 1 clubs Toulouse and Amiens as well as rivals Lyon who claimed the season had wrongly been abandoned last month.
Lyon hit out at the French football league on Sunday for “suddenly” ending the Ligue 1 campaign, saying the decision could see the division slip further behind Europe’s top leagues and calling for it to be reversed.

Lyon slam ‘sudden’ decision to end Ligue 1 season

Lyon hit out at the French football league on Sunday for “suddenly” ending the Ligue 1 campaign, saying the decision could see the division slip further behind Europe’s top leagues and calling for it to be reversed.
Monaco star Cesc Fabregas feels the 2019-20 Ligue 1 season may have been cancelled too soon amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Cesc Fabregas: Ligue 1 ended too soon amid coronavirus crisis

Paris Saint-Germain were declared champions and Amiens and Toulouse were relegated after the season was called off last month, with most teams still having 10 games remaining.
Jean-Michel Aulas believes the Ligue 1 season should be finished through play-offs after the 2019-20 season was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Lyon president reveals when the Champions League will be back

Olympique Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas claims a date has already been set for the second leg of their Champions League last 16 tie with Juventus.
“I have presented my resignation as president of La Liga in order to begin new presidential elections, in which I will be a candidate,” Tebas said on Twitter.

Eibar fear ‘terrible consequences’ of LaLiga return

Eibar have admitted that they fear the potentially "terrible consequences" of allowing La Liga to return too soon from its coronavirus suspension.
L’Équipe report that the French football league body, the LFP, are working to restart Ligue 1 action on one of the following two dates, amid the ongoing disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic- June 3rd or June 17th

PSG crowned 2019/20 Ligue 1 champions

Paris Saint-Germain have been crowned Ligue 1 champions for a ninth time following a ruling by the LFP on Thursday.
Jean-Michel Aulas believes the Ligue 1 season should be finished through play-offs after the 2019-20 season was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Lyon chief wants play-offs to finish abandoned Ligue 1 season

Jean-Michel Aulas believes the Ligue 1 season should be finished through play-offs after the 2019-20 season was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Michel d’Hooghe said “as a doctor” he would be “sceptical” about continuing leagues amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Football should not resume until new season starts in August – FIFA medical chief

Fifa’s chief doctor has warned against restarting the interrupted 2019-20 campaign and suggested governing bodies prepare for action next season instead.
L’Équipe report that the French football league body, the LFP, are working to restart Ligue 1 action on one of the following two dates, amid the ongoing disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic- June 3rd or June 17th

French Ligue 1 season ended due to coronavirus pandemic

No announcement was made with regards to what it means for the titles, European places or relegation and promotion, with the Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) expected to make a decision during their next meeting in May.
French international Loic Remy has hail Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen for his superlative performances for their modest French Club Lille Metropole.

Victor Osimhen, Moses Simon, Samuel Kalu to undergo medical checkups from May 11

Super Eagles stars – Victor Osimhen, Moses Simon, Samuel Kalu — are expected to join other footballers plying their trade in France’s top flight to undergo “full medical checkups” starting May 11.
Rumoured Manchester City target Houssem Aouar hasn't asked to leave Lyon, according to their club president Jean-Michel Aulas.

Manchester City target ‘hasn’t asked to leave’ – Lyon president

Rumoured Manchester City target Houssem Aouar hasn't asked to leave Lyon, according to their club president Jean-Michel Aulas.
L’Équipe report that the French football league body, the LFP, are working to restart Ligue 1 action on one of the following two dates, amid the ongoing disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic- June 3rd or June 17th

French leagues reach financial agreement with broadcasters, reaffirm plan to finish season

The French Professional Football League (LFP) has announced it has reached a financial agreement with broadcasters Canal+ and beIN Sports for the payment of television rights.
Football leagues across Europe have been suspended since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic which has claimed over 100,000 lives throughout the continent.

League-by-league guide to European football’s coronavirus shutdown

Football leagues across Europe have been suspended since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic which has claimed over 100,000 lives throughout the continent.
Five Italian Serie-A weekend matches including Sunday’s clash between Juventus and Inter Milan have been postponed due to the novel Coronavirus, the Italian football league said Saturday.

Collection of French football ultras groups unite to oppose premature resumption of matches

A series of supporters groups of French clubs have moved to denounce the “unbearable indecency” of club executives, ready to resume matches behind closed doors before the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, as reported by Le Monde.
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PSG’s Nasser al-Khelaifi in firing line as French clubs battle for TV revenue

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi has been accused of becoming embroiled in a conflict of interest in a dispute over television payments to French football clubs facing a financial crisis in the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Marseille president, Pape Diouf, has died aged 68 after contracting coronavirus, the club have announced.

Former Marseille president dies of coronavirus

Former Marseille president, Pape Diouf, has died aged 68 after contracting coronavirus, the club have announced.
Marseille star Dimitri Payet has hit back at Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas, who claimed that the whole Ligue 1 season should be forgotten following its suspension due to the coronavirus.

Marseille star Dimitri Payet mocks Lyon president over desire to cancel Ligue 1 due...

Marseille star Dimitri Payet has hit back at Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas, who claimed that the whole Ligue 1 season should be forgotten following its suspension due to the coronavirus.

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