The parts of the protocol La Liga footballers do not like

The parts of the protocol La Liga footballers do not like

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SPORT have learned the reaction of players to the division's protocol for playing again

On Saturday the CSD published the protocol they helped make with the health authorities for footballers and other professional sports people to return to action. The text, 26 pages, is in four phases but there are some parts of it that players do not like, SPORT has learned.

One of the most controversial is phase two, which sees them gathered together in the same place in different rooms, taking them away from their families.

Players don't like that they will be tested a lot while there are other people who need to be tested more. Other staff pertaining to the sports section of clubs will need a special permit when in a general space too. 

They don't like "a coordinator making sure the entire protocol is complied with" being there and don't want to stop work with the physios.

In phase two they don't like that "the coach and technical staff must wear gloves and a mask and maintain a distance of two metres", as well as there not being support staff. 

The rules about food being delivered in disinfected individual containers aren't regarded well either. Players also don't like similar things in phase three. While in phase four they don't agree with the point where the CSD says La Liga must "equip themselves with the necessary mechanisms to guarantee the integrity of the competition in the hypothetical case of detection of a positive case of COVID 19, without prejudice to the immediate adoption of the corresponding sanitary measures."

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