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Tour de Yorkshire was delayed due to coronavirus

The sixth edition of the Tour de Yorkshire, scheduled for April 30 to May 3, 2020 in the historic district of Yorkshire, north of England, has been delayed due to the progress of the pandemic of Covid-19 virus.

This was announced this afternoon in a press release by the French company Amaury Sport Organization (ASO), co-organizer of the Yorkshire Tour and the organizer of others like Tour de France, Paris- Nice, Paris-Roubaix…

“As part of the battle against the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19), Welcome to the Yorkshire Sports Organization and Amaury, the organizers of the Tour de Yorkshire and the women’s race Asda Tour de Yorkshire , decided to postpone the next version of the race, “they explained.

Organizers have progressed that they have “worked with UCI to try to find alternate dates on the international cycling schedule for the race”.

In a similar way, the “Tour de Yorkshire Ride” cyclist in which 4,500 fans have been registered and must be held on the same path as the test of experts has been suspended.

Small clubs enjoy the focus after the virus stops its spread

Pilots While the Premier League, The Championship, League One and League Two have ceased operations on Saturday due to the corona virus, the lower ranks clubs continue to challenge – delighted with some of the ball addicts stone in the water.

As a result, thousands of fans appeared in more than 20 matches played in the National League, National League North and National League South on Saturday.

In total, 2154 people – almost expected – were in West Yorkshire to witness the town of Halifax losing 1-0 at home to Ebbsfleet United.

Some clubs, such as Halifax, have offered fans of other clubs cheaper tickets for £ 10.

Among other reasons, supporters of clubs from higher ranks have appeared in several places to fix their football despite the risk of infection. Meanwhile, small clubs fear the financial consequences of suspending lower ranks.

Halifax’s manager, Pete Wild, said he was “pleasantly surprised” that the tournament would continue despite calls from the higher ranks.

DBU and DBU Bredde have decided to cancel all football activities in Denmark between and to Sunday, March 29.

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York City in the dark as rumors swirl about the 2019-20 season-ending

York City has confirmed they have yet to receive any official announcement from the National League about the proposed ending of the 2019-20 season.

The response of York City comes amid information that the governing body has required the Football Association to finish the season as soon as possible because of the coronavirus pandemic. York City is sitting at the top of National League North.

The National League board has stressed that the season needs to finish by canceling all remaining fixtures. Therefore, all divisions are currently postponed.

How the final standings will be determined depends on crunch talks between the league and the FA.

A York City statement read: “We want to clarify that we are yet to receive official information from the National League around the completion of the season.

“However, we would like to take this opportunity to assure fans that the club has made a strong case regarding how the season may be brought to a close, in light of York City FC’s position in the league.”

“In the meantime, stay safe and we will wait for official news and keep fans up to date as and when we receive information.”

Harrogate Town, the fate of York’s county neighbors, is in second place in the National League and also up in the air besides candidates Halifax Town.

Harrogate and leaders Barrow are reported to be promoted to the Football League while Fylde and Chorley to be relegated to National League North.

Chairman David Bosomworth said: “The National League has been in touch now and we have submitted all the information required from a contractual and financial perspective.

 “We were also questioned about our thoughts on the ending of the season, the answer is that we want to do so, for the club, the team, and the supporters.”

Meanwhile, Rotherham United have closed down their day-to-day operations and furloughed a number of non-playing staff.

The Millers took the decision based on the support system of the government amid the pandemic.