Timeline of sport’s response to coronavirus on Friday, April 24
The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic continued on Friday.
Here, the PA news agency recaps the day’s biggest developments.
1000 – It was announced that Phil Neville would leave his role as England Women’s head coach when his contract expires next July.
1001 – The ECB announced no professional cricket will be played in England or Wales until July 1 at the earliest.
1403 – FIFA said it was releasing around 150 million US dollars to its national associations whose finances have been badly affected by the pandemic.
1511 – Luton announced the departure of manager Graeme Jones via mutual agreement as the Championship club looked to reduce costs during the shutdown.
1515 – Great Britain’s upcoming matches were postponed after the International Hockey Federation extended the suspension of all FIH Hockey Pro League games until the end of June.