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Update: Which soccer leagues are still playing?

A-League Rd 24 - Central Coast v Melbourne City

GOSFORD, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 20: General Views of Central Coast Stadium during the game showing empty seats due to the fan lockout and coronavirus during the round 24 A-League match between the Central Coast Mariners and Melbourne City at Central Coast Stadium on March 20, 2020 in Gosford, Australia. (Photo by Ashley Feder/Getty Images)

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Earlier this week, we compiled a list of soccer leagues which still intended to play their scheduled games this week and weekend despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Since then, a number of additional leagues have reversed course and joined the vast majority of the rest of the world in suspended play for the foreseeable future. Below is the original list, with updated information where relevant.


  • Argentina — games will be played without fans in attendance (league and cup competitions) Games have been suspended until at least the end of March
  • Australia — games will be played without fans in attendance (league competitions)
  • Belarus — restrictions on fans in attendance unknown
  • Guatemala — restrictions on fans in attendance unknown Games have been suspended
  • Honduras — restrictions on fans in attendance unknown Games have been suspended
  • Nigeria — restrictions on fans in attendance unknown Games have been suspended
  • Russia — crowds have been limited to no more than 5,000 fans (league and cup competitions) Games have been suspended until at least April 10
  • Singapore — restrictions on fans in attendance unknown
  • Sweden — games will be played without fans in attendance (league and cup competitions) Games have been suspended until at least late May
  • Turkey — games will be played without fans in attendance (league and cup competitions) Games have been suspended indefinitely
  • Ukraine — games will be played without fans in attendance (league and cup competitions) Games have been suspended

If you’re aware of other leagues planning to play this week or weekend, let us (and others) know in the comments section below.

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