LFP pulls plug on Coupe de la Ligue given waning TV interest

Strasbourg celebrate following the 2019 French League Cup final. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

The board of the French Football League (LFP) has opted to suspend future editions of the Coupe de la Ligue, the French league cup competition, given waning interest among broadcasters for the property.

The LFP board met today (Wednesday) and it was expected that another effort would be made to secure broadcasters for the competition from 2020-21 onwards.

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