Spanish football begins preparations for June return iGaming Business · May 5, 2020 at 7:12 am Football clubs in LaLiga Santander and LaLiga SmartBank – Spain’s two highest divisions in the sport – are set to return to training this week with the aim of restarting the 2019-20 season behind closed doors in June. The leagues have set out a Return to Training Protocol, detailing the plans for training and matches to resume as lockdown measures are eased in Spain. As part of this plan, players will be tested for novel coronavirus (Covid-19) and training facilities and stadia will be disinfected. “This crisis has had a profound impact on all of us,” Javier Tebas, the president of LaLiga, said. “The return of football is a sign that society is progressing towards the new normal. It will also bring back an element of life that people in Spain and around the world know and love.