UEFA could deny clubs entering its competitions if seasons are abandoned prematurely

3 April 2020

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Photo: PA Images In a joint letter sent to Europe's 55 national FA's, leagues and top clubs, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin (pictured), chairman of the European Club Association, Andrea Agnelli, and Lars-Christer Olsson, president of European Leagues, said they were confident of seeing football again in the coming months. 

In a letter sent to Europe's 55 national FA's, leagues and top clubs, UEFA said it reserved the right to asses the entitlement of clubs to be admitted in next season's competitions.

Finishing the season by July and August is being considered by several European countries.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

UEFA could deny clubs entering its competitions next season if their domestic leagues are abandoned prematurely, according to the Guardian.

European football is currently suspended, and it is looking increasingly unlikely that an early summer return, touted by a series of top leagues, will be possible, as coronavirus cases rise and restrictions are extended. 

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