COVID-19: Suspension of Premier League extended until April 30

first_img The governing body released a statement on Thursday, which said: “The FA, Premier League, EFL and women’s professional game, together with the PFA and LMA, understand we are in unprecedented times and our thoughts are with everyone affected by COVID-19. “We’re united in our commitment to finding ways of resuming the 2019-20 football season and ensuring all domestic and European club league and cup matches are played as soon as it is safe and possible to do so. “We’ve collectively supported UEFA in postponing EURO 2020 to create space in the calendar to ensure domestic and European club league and cup matches have an increased opportunity to be played and, in doing so, maintain the integrity of each competition. “The FA’s Rules and Regulations state that “the season shall terminate not later than the 1 June” and “each competition shall, within the limit laid down by The FA, determine the length of its own playing season”.Advertisement English FA has confirmed that there will be no professional football in England, including the Premier League, until at least April 30 as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. “However, our Board has agreed for this limit to be extended indefinitely for the 2019-20 season in relation to professional football. Additionally, we’ve collectively agreed that the professional game in England will be further postponed until no earlier than Thursday 30 April. “The progress of COVID-19 remains unclear and we can reassure everyone the health and welfare of players, staff and supporters are our priority. Read Also:Matuidi mood ‘positive’ despite coronavirus infection “We will continue to follow Government advice and work collaboratively to keep the situation under review and explore all options available to find ways of resuming the season when the conditions allow. “We would all like to re-emphasise that our thoughts are with everyone affected by COVID-19.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?6 Of The Best 90s Shows That Need To Come Back ASAP10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoWhy Go Veg? 7 Reasons To Do This10 Completely Unexpected Facts About The US President’s DaughterMind-Bending Technology That Was Predicted Before It AppearedBest Car Manufacturers In The World7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made Loading… last_img read more