Premier League to restart on June 17

Premier League to restart on June 17

  • May 29, 2020
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All 20 Premier League clubs voted unanimously on Wednesday to return to communication training and officials met again to discuss issues such as the date to restart and refund to broadcasters on Thursday.

The Premier League season will resume on June 17, three months after being suspended due to the Covid-19 epidemic.

With restrictions on broadcasting Saturday matches lifted at 3 pm, the League said the remaining 92 matches would be streamed live in the UK by existing broadcast partners: Sky Sports, BT Sport, BBC Sport, and Amazon Prime.

“Today we tentatively agreed to resume the Premier League on Wednesday, June 17. This date cannot be confirmed until we fulfill all the necessary safety requirements, because the health and well-being of all participants and supporters are our priority,” said Richard Masters, CEO of the Premier League.

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All 20 Premier League clubs voted unanimously on Wednesday to return to communication training and officials met again to discuss issues such as the reboot date and refunds to broadcasters on Thursday.

The official broadcasters of the Premier League in Britain, Sky Sports and the BBC, said that English football will return with a dual card in which Manchester City plays against Arsenal and Aston Villa to host Sheffield United.

The first two games will be Aston Villa against Sheffield United and Manchester City against Arsenal. A full list of games will be played on the weekend of June 19-21.

To date, positive coronavirus test results have proven 12 people after taking 2,752 Premier League tests.

Since Leicester City defeated Aston Villa 4-0 on March 9th, no matches have been played in the English Premier League. The league was officially suspended on March 13.

Liverpool is looking for its first league title in 30 years, topping the standings by 25 points. Bournemouth, Aston Villa, and Norwich City are located in landing areas.

Article Source: Indianexpress.com

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