Football View from France: Ligue 1 cancellation a mess but nothing will change – Eurosport.co.uk

View from France: Ligue 1 cancellation a mess but nothing will change – Eurosport.co.uk



With so many top leagues resuming Ligue 1 stands out as having moved early to cancel the season. To try and get a better picture we spoke to our colleague from Eurosport France Maxime Dupuis…

WHAT HAPPENED?

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Actually it’s more about what happened a while ago and therefore what isn’t happening now.

When the coronavirus pandemic hit sports league across the globe suspended their seasons, planning to resume when it was deemed safe.

Yet in Europe’s top five football leagues France’s Ligue 1 stood out, moving early to cancel the season and assign the title and European spots as well as promotion and relegation.

Now the rest of Europe is getting ready to resume their championships
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