The DFL has announced that Bundesliga & 2. Bundesliga won’t return until at least April 30.
March 16, the DFL CEO announced that all matches will be suspended
until April 2 to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. Now they
have postponed the decision again because of the severity of the
outbreak in Germany.
There are 31,370 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Germany until March 24 (17:00 CET), and 133 people have died of the disease.
prepare for the general meeting of the clubs of the Bundesliga and 2nd
Bundesliga on March 31, the Presidium of the DFL German Football League
met today as part of a video conference lasting several hours. With a
view to the consequences of the Coronavirus, possible scenarios and
conceivable options for action were discussed.
These are to be further structured in the course of the week and then put to the general assembly for discussion.
Presidium is aware that all scenarios and options for action also
depend on external factors, on the development of which DFL and clubs
have only limited or no influence at all: among other things, the
further spread of the virus and the assessment of the situation by
Against this background, the Presidium of the
General Assembly will recommend a further suspension of game operations
in the Bundesliga and 2nd Bundesliga until at least April 30.