Conor Clancy Date: 9th March 2020 at 10:31pm
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Serie A has been suspended due to the coronavirus’ continued spread throughout Italy.

It had been rumoured over the weekend that football would be forced to take an indefinite , and those whispers gained weight with minister for health stating his support for bringing things to a halt.

Italy’s National Olympic Committee – CONI – met on Monday afternoon and requested that the government stopped all sport from continuing.

Later on Monday evening, prime minister Conte confirmed that Serie A would be suspended.

Restrictions on travel and movement within the country were also increased to take every region into consideration, rather than just a handful of those in the north.