Rome — The president of Italian football club Brescia, which is based in the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, says it is  time to cancel the Serie A season because of “the plague”.

Serie A basement dwellers Brescia are destined for relegation should the matches play out to their logical end in May. No ball has been kicked in the football-mad country since March 9 because of an outbreak that bore down on Italy from China in February...

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