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COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 176 Newly Registered Cases in 5877 PCR Tests

There are 176 new cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria. They were found in 5,877 PCR tests performed yesterday. This is shown by the data of the Unified Information Portal.

The total number of infected in the country reached 14,069. The active cases are 4,684. 824 people are treated in hospital. 63 of them are in intensive care units.

Trabzonspor to appeal at sports court over UEFA ban

Turkish football club Trabzonspor on June 3 said it will appeal at the international sports court against the UEFA's decision to ban the club from European competitions for one year.

"We announce to public that Trabzonspor will appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Switzerland in 10 days," the club said on its website.

Turkish clubs to have cardboard fans in stands

Clubs are seeking alternative ways to generate income from selling seats for cardboard cutouts in the stands to selling protective face masks, as the Turkish Süper Lig is set to resume on June 12 behind closed doors.

Three major Istanbul clubs, Beşiktaş, Fenerbahçe and Galatasaray, have launched campaigns for their supporters to have their photos on cardboards in seats.

Turkish Football Federation unveils COVID-19 guidelines

Turkish Football Federation (TFF) on May 29 released guidelines for the rest of the 2019-2020 football season amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The new instructions will be applied to matches of Turkey's top two football divisions and the Turkish Cup as the football in the country will resume in June.
The football in the country was suspended in March due to COVID-19.

116 Years of FIFA: Here Are Some Facts

On May 21, 1904, in the French capital, Paris, representatives of the football associations of France, Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland signed the documents officially establishing the world's largest football association, whose main purpose was the creation of smaller associations to be national representations of the countries of the world.

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