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Major Leagues Recommence!

Find out when your favorite soccer league restarts after COVID-19 restrictions were loosened. 

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1. The German Bundesliga restarted on 16 May with games being played behind closed doors. We’ve already witnessed four gameweeks and everything seems to be gong well. 
2. The English Premier League returns on 17 June with catch up matches, Manchester City hosting Arsenal and Aston Villa welcoming Sheffield United – after which, every top-flight club will have played 29 Premier League games this season.
A full round of fixtures will then take place from the weekend starting Friday June 19.
3. The Italian Serie A commences on 20 June and there will be matches almost every day from the restart until the final day of the season on August 2.
4. French Ligue 1 was decided by virtue by virtue of points per game, meaning Paris Saint-Germain were crowned champions, Marseille and Rennes qualified for the Champions League, and Toulouse and Amiens were relegated.
5. The South African PSL teams have been allowed to return to training as early as 1 June  but no dates have been announced for competitive football to resume. 

6. Spanish La Liga returns on 11 June with a derby between Sevilla and Real Betis. Real Madrid face Eibar three days later and the defending champion Barcelona will be away to Real Mallorca on Saturday June 13. 
7. The Dutch Eredivisie was declared null and void. No champions were crowned and there was no promotion or relegation but European places were  assigned based on the ranking on 8 March: Champions League for Ajax and AZ, and Europa League for Feyenoord, PSV and Willem II.

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