Premier League return cleared by the government. Officials have been encouraged to deliver concrete proposals for the resumption of football.
The Coronavirus pandemic has brought several events around the world to a standstill. This includes sporting events around the world such as the Premier League. However, the clubs are desperate to complete the season and return as soon as possible.
The clubs have been planning the resumption of the league following pressure to play again from broadcasters and sponsors. The plan is to get underway again behind closed doors, with a possible return date of June 13, in a bid to see off any legal complications posed by an abrupt end to the season.
Premier League return cleared by the government
The premier league’s hope of resuming their disrupted season has received a huge boost with their initial plans given the green light by the Government, according to the Mirror. They are now being encouraged to move to the next step of preparing concrete proposals, the report adds.
The framework will reportedly include the vital testing of players against coronavirus. Their will also be co-operation from police and medical services to provide assistance at stadiums. Full contact squad training will begin at the end of May and games will look to resume in the second week of June.
The report also adds that he office of Prime Minister Boris Johnson has provided ‘real encouragement’ that the planned timeframe of June could be very possible.
However, the green signal will only be given as long as as coronavirus cases continue to drop and the fatality rate begins to improve in the country.
So far, France, Belgium and Netherlands have cancelled their season. It is believed that Italy could follow suit soon. Germany seem to be the country likeliest to complete its season after the country began to relax lockdown protocols.
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