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SPFL and SFA ‘In Urgent Talks’ About Fate Of This Weekend’s Fixtures

SPFL and SFA ‘In Urgent Talks’ About Fate Of This Weekend’s Fixtures

The SPFL and SFA are ‘in urgent talks’ about the fate of this weekend’s fixtures.

The world is currently gripped by the COVID-19 outbreak, leading to a number of sporting events being cancelled.

La Liga, Serie A and MLS are among the football leagues suspended at the moment, while UEFA this morning confirmed that next week’s Champions League and Europa League matches won’t go ahead either.

That’s led to some calls for this weekend’s SPFL games to be cancelled – BT Sport host Darrell Currie chief amongst those:

And now Stephen McGowan, of The Scottish Daily Mail, is reporting that the SFA and SPFL’s joint response group are in talks about the weekend’s games:

It’s another big weekend of Scottish football across all four leagues, particularly at the top where Rangers meet Celtic at Ibrox.

Rangers were in action last night, losing 3-1 to Bayer Leverkusen in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie.

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