Allsvenskan eyes June start date with full stadia

Fredrik Ulvestad of Djurgardens IF runs with the ball during an Allsvenskan match between IFK Norrkoping and Djurgardens IF (Photo by Michael Campanella/Getty Images)

The Allsvenskan, the top tier of club football in Sweden, has confirmed that it is looking to start its season on June 14 with fans to be allowed in the stadium as normal despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

The 32 member clubs from the Allsvenskan and the second-tier Superettan met yesterday (Tuesday) to discuss the plans for the start of the season and it was agreed that June 14 is the targeted return date. The 2020 Allsvenskan season had been due to start on April 4.

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