Montreal Alouettes players view the latest announcement of the Canadian Football League as a step in the right direction. However, they waited to see under what conditions they would return to the field, and then jumped up and cheered.
“This is encouraging and I am very happy to hear the news,” Martin Bédard said. We know that if there is no 2021 season, it may be the end of the CFL.
“In the past year, we have shown that we are willing to make sacrifices for playing football. We only hope that the conditions for returning to the game are livable.”
Central defender Jean-Samuel Blanc (Jean-Samuel Blanc) was also satisfied with what he heard on Wednesday morning.
Quebec said: “This is good news. We have been waiting for more than a year.” As a football player, you just want to play football. “
Linebacker Alexandre Gagné believes that the announcement of the game date is significant.
“It’s great to have one. Last year, we had no news until June. We received updates once a month.
“We can see that the vaccination situation across Canada is changing. We hope that it will start unimpeded.”
By the side of veteran Kristian Matte, he didn’t take it for granted.
“I am very happy to have a new trial date. The season is expected to be postponed by a few weeks. At least one plan is in place.”
With a schedule of 14 games, the salary in the player’s pocket has been reduced by a factor of four. This is in addition to the sacrifices they have made in contract negotiations with their respective teams.
“Four games are a lot. I can’t change anything, I know that the schedule can be further reduced. Now it is not just money that matters.