Minister Calls for Serie A Games to Be Played Behind Closed Doors for 30 Days Due to Coronavirus

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By reena mmsport & Ross Kennerley Italian sports minister Vincenzo Spadafora has revealed that the government will ‘likely’ demand all Serie A matches be played behind closed doors in a bid to battle the outbreak of the coronavirus. The virus has swept across Italy, particularly in the north, resulting in several top flight matches being either banned or played in empty stadia. Sporting events across the globe have been affected, but the outbreak in Italy has had the biggest impact on European football. Rumours of a 30-day break from football were swirling as recently as Tuesday, but the words…

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