Ligue 1 season cancelled but LaLiga teams get nod to start training in May

Paris Saint-Germain v Manchester United – UEFA Champions League – Round of 16 – Second Leg – Parc des Princes
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Ligue 1 became the second major European league to be cancelled after political intervention on Tuesday, but Spain’s LaLiga inched towards a possible resumption.

French prime minister Edouard Philippe announced no sporting events, including those behind closed doors, would be permitted before September, scuppering hopes of a conclusion to the 2019-20 campaign.

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