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Coronavirus: English Premier League set out full plans on completing season

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EPL: Premier League provides update on resumption date after meeting with 20 clubs

The English Premier League (EPL) on Friday set out detailed plans on completing the 2019/20 football season.

The English top-flight League also disclosed that no decisions were taken at the shareholder’s meeting via video conference, but all 20 clubs reaffirmed their commitment to finishing the campaign.

DAILY POST had reported that the Premier League is currently suspended indefinitely, with nine matches remaining due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic across the globe.

“At a meeting of Premier League’s Shareholders on Friday, clubs discussed possible steps towards the resumption of the 2019-20 season, when it is safe and appropriate to do so,” EPL statement read.

“It was reiterated that the thoughts of all are with those directly affected by the Coronavirus outbreak.

“Premier League’s priority is the health and safety of the players, coaches, managers, club staff, fans, and the wider community.

“The Premier League and its clubs are considering the first tentative moves forward and will only return to training and playing with Government guidance, under expert medical advice and after consultation with players and managers.

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“No decisions were taken at the end of today’s meeting, and clubs exchanged views on the information provided regarding ‘Project Restart.’

“It was agreed that the PFA, LMA, players, and managers are key to this process and will be further consulted.”

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