HomeNewsGovernanceAmerican FootballUSA

XFL forced to cancel season after five weeks

A view of the The Dome at America Center during the first half of an XFL game between the St. Louis BattleHawks and the New York Guardians (Credit: Getty Images)

The rebooted XFL has been forced to cancel its inaugural season after just five weeks due to the global Covid-19 pandemic.

The start-up spring season American football league, which is backed by World Wrestling Entertainment chairman Vince McMahon, says it is committed to return in 2021.

You need to have an account to access our content

Find out more about our news, features and services

Already have an account? Sign in here