Germany: No matches with spectators before 31st August

16 April 2020

Bundesliga
Photo: PA Images Up to 13 clubs in the country's first and second division are facing bankruptcy as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

The German government has prohibited all larger events until 31st August, though football has not been banned specifically.

Up to 13 clubs in the country's first and second division are facing bankruptcy as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The German government has prohibited all larger events until 31st August, likely meaning the Bundesliga will not welcome spectators before September - if it resumes at all before the end of the ban, according to the German magazine Kicker.

German football has been suspended until at least 30th April due to the coronavirus pandemic, but clubs have been allowed to resume training since 5th April – provided local state and city authorities allows it.

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