The 2019/20 French Ligue 1 campaign has been cancelled.
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This comes after French Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe, confirmed that no sporting events will be held in the country until September at the earliest, thereby cancelling the remainder of the Ligue 1 and 2 season.
Professional football in France was suspended at the beginning of March, due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
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However, the French Professional Football League (LFP) had planned last week, over a possible resumption of the season on 17 June.
In a speech to the National Assembly on Tuesday, Philippe said he will not sanction the return of the sport, even behind closed doors, due to the risk of a second outbreak of the pandemic.
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“The big sporting affairs cannot occur before September,” he said.
“The 2019/20 professional football season cannot return.”
The LFP will now meet to determine the best way to end the season, with debates around promotion, relegation, and European qualification to dominate the agenda.
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The Netherlands’ Eredivisie season was cancelled last week without the crowning of any champion, with the top two teams, Ajax and AZ Alkmaar, qualifying for the Champions League.