Premier League returning on June 17 from coronavirus pause

Premier League returning on June 17 from coronavirus pause

Premier League returning on June 17 from coronavirus pause

Each game is likely to be televised live to ensure fans are able to watch their teams without being in the stadium, and it is hoped that the season will be completed on August 2 to ensure that the FA Cup final can be played the following weekend.

"We have developed some terrific new innovations to give football fans the very best experience of watching live sport, when going to the match with family and friends isn't possible, and we look forward to sharing these with football fans shortly".

The Premier League is set to return in less than three weeks, according to a report that says June 17th will see the first two games.

Planned kick-off times would also differ from the traditional times.

The restart date is conditional on top-level sport being given the green light to return by the British government.

This week, in the latest round of testing, only four out of 1008 Covid-19 tests were positive and players and stafff will continue to be tested twice a week.

Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool appear certain to be crowned champions but issues of relegation and European qualification still need to be resolved. There have been 12 positive tests across the Premier League, including the four that were announced on Wednesday.

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The Premier League's clubs have settled on a restart date of Wednesday, June 17 at today's shareholders' meeting.

. Germany's top soccer league Bundesliga resumed play earlier this month, and last Saturday, Spain's La Liga received clearance from Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez to resume its season in early June.

Liverpool are now 25 points clear at the top of the table with Bournemouth, Aston Villa and Norwich City in the relegation places.

Norwich also have home league games against Everton, Brighton, West Ham and Burnley, with trips to Arsenal, Chelsea, Watford and Manchester City scheduled as well.

After Bundesliga, the Premier League will be the second league among the top-5 football leagues in Europe to resume the competition.

Some players have voiced fears over their safety and that of their families due to the virus. "If it said, 'Do not come to Anfield and congregate, ' then they wouldn't do that".

Deeney is understood to be due to resume training next week.

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