All Premier League matches ‘to be played behind closed doors’

All Premier League matches ‘to be played behind closed doors’

All Premier League matches ‘to be played behind closed doors’

Matches will be blocked from being broadcast in pubs, however, to avoid large public gatherings and will be threatened with the lossof their license if they flaunt the rules.

As per the Times Sport report, United Kingdom government are taking extra measures to contain the virus outbreak and by Thursday, an official announcement is expected regarding the Premier League matches to be held behind the closed doors.

The Premier League have put plans in place to live streamall matches played behind closed doors should the government decide to upgradeits response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Broadcasters will also be permitted to screen multiple gamesin the lunchtime and tea-time slots on Saturday, as well as on Sundays andMonday nights.

Season-ticket holders and ticket holders for individual games at Football League clubs will be allowed to watch matches on iFollow streams.

The guidelines are viewed as a potential way to ensure that the current campaign is completed on schedule, with several other domestic leagues across the continent affected by coronavirus.

Any action to lock out spectators from play offs could generate significant uncertainty for Premier League sponsors like Coca-Cola, which will have to navigate the disruption while minimising the impact on sponsorship ROI.

Everyone at the unnamed club is being tested on Thursday with results likely to come through on Friday.

Inter Milan, who faced Juventus last week, have subsequently halted all sporting activities - with Rugani an unused substitute for that clash.

Matches are expected to be played behind closed doors in England's top division this weekend, as is the case in both the Bundesliga and Ligue 1.

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