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Government ruling set to end Eredivisie season

Ramon Leeuwin of AZ Alkmaar, Donny van de Beek of Ajax, Dani de Wit of AZ Alkmaar during the Eredivisie match between Ajax and AZ Alkmaar (Photo by Soccrates/Getty Images)

The Dutch government has extended a ban on major public events until September 1 in a move that effectively ends the 2019-20 season of football’s Eredivisie.

The Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB) confirmed that no football will be able to be played until September 1, even behind closed doors.

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