STATEMENT FROM THE CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE

STATEMENT FROM THE CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE

TORONTO (July 31, 2020) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) released the following statement:

We appreciate the intense interest in our league and whether we will play a shortened season this Fall.

At this time, we continue to work with all of our key stakeholders to determine what is best for the CFL in 2020 and for our long term future. We will update the media and public as we move forward.

We thank everyone, especially our players, partners and fans, for their patience, passion for our game and support for our league.

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Lucas Barrett Director, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League
Lucas Barrett Director, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League
About the Canadian Football League

Governors representing the CFL’s nine member clubs voted in June to return to play after a hiatus forced by the COVID-19 pandemic. The first game of the new season on August 5th is a rematch of the 107th Grey Cup, featuring the defending champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers hosting the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. It will be the first CFL game since November 2019. To stay up to date with news, analysis and more from around the league, visit CFL.ca

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