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La Liga makes plans to resume play, and ideas for shortened NWSL and MLS seasons

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MLS / USL

There are a few unique ways in which MLS could meaningfully conclude what it has already started. How MLS could finish the 2020 season | Yahoo Sports

The club, whose owner has a net worth of approximately $4 billion, came to the decision after being told they would not qualify for federal business relief. RSL to reduce staff, cut salary of executives - The Salt Lake Tribune

Andrew Wiebe shares what happened to his family because you should know that it could happen to you and your family. And you do not want that. My story shows why we must be united — at a distance — to fight COVID-19 | Andrew Wiebe | MLSsoccer.com

Since debuting its first team in the summer of 2016, USL League One side South Georgia Tormenta FC has embraced a strong sense of community. Tormenta players making masks for hospitals - Statesboro Herald

NWSL / women’s soccer

A “regular” regular season might not be in the cards, but there are some creative options available should a shortened window open to play in 2020. The NWSL season as we know it isn’t going to happen. So, what now? – Equalizer Soccer ($)

Only five footballers are currently contracted for next season and with A-League clubs — which provide the majority of funding for their W-League teams — in financial strife, the future of Australia’s W-League is uncertain. W-League hit hardest with players ineligible for JobKeeper payments | The Women’s Game

US soccer

Instead of a ‘fight it out’ approach as she suggested in a deposition, the U.S. women’s standout would like to see more cohesiveness with her male counterparts. Carli Lloyd: USWNT star pitches USMNT overlap, side-by-side camps - Sports Illustrated

World soccer

Contracts should run until season’s end and deals agreed for next season will be delayed by COVID-19, the global body says. FIFA approves extended player contracts and later transfer windows | The Guardian

La Liga president Javier Tebas discussed if and when La Liga could resume. Spanish clubs could lose €1 billion if season is canceled - Barca Blaugranes

Tebas said that the first games would be played behind closed doors. La Liga president considering May 29th or June 6th to resume the competition - Managing Madrid

Tebas also estimated that losses would be close to £265m if games were played behind closed doors. La Liga prepares for return to training and sets target dates for season restart | The Guardian

“We face danger of losing clubs and leagues as finances collapse.” FA chairman Clarke says players and owners must ‘share the pain’ of football’s financial plight | The Guardian

The chief executive of the Professional Footballers’ Association will not take a cut to his £2m salary, but has made a personal donation to the NHS and charities. PFA's Gordon Taylor not cutting salary but donates £500,000 to NHS and charity | The Guardian

Leagues will be able to choose whether to use the new handball law when the season resumes, football’s lawmaking body says. Leagues free to decide whether to use new handball rule when season resumes | BBC Sport

German fourth-tier side Lokomotive Leipzig have sold more than 100,000 tickets at one Euro apiece to help alleviate financial pressures. Lokomotive Leipzig: Fourth-tier German club sell 100,000 tickets for 'invisible match' - BBC Sport

Burundi’s football federation introduces a series of measures as it tries to finish its league season amid the coronavirus outbreak. No celebrations, but Burundi league to go on until virus spreads - BBC Sport

Culture

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