Serie A's return pushed back as Italian government bans sporting events until 14th June

19 May 2020

Serie A
Photo: PA Images The Italian top flight last week had agreed to resume the season on 13th June behind closed doors.

The Italian top flight last week had agreed to resume the season on 13th June behind closed doors.

The Serie A has been suspended since 9th March.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The Italian government has extended its ban on sporting events until 14th June, meaning the Serie A will not be allowed to return on its previously targeted date. 

The Bundesliga this weekend became the first major European league to reconvene, but other countries still have some way to go. LaLiga previously said it aimed for a return on 12th June, a date also targeted by the Premier League. 

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