League is set to return to Arsenal on Wednesday 17 June, with Aston Villa
hosting Sheffield United and Manchester City at home.
2019/2020 campaign was sharply halted back in March, while ‘Project Restart’
has been ramped up in recent days with clubs approving a return to full contact
training on Wednesday.
the Premier League have been in dialog and, at their most recent meeting on
Thursday, a consensus appears to have been reached on the exact return date of
English top flight football.
Telegraph, will resume on 17 June with the headline act City vs Arsenal.
‘s side in a game that could have major implications at the bottom of the
one week later with the FA Cup final scheduled to take place by 1 August. These
dates are in line with plans by UEFA to sewn up the Champions League by the
beginning of September.
contentious issue of where the games will be held and as well as agreeing a
about the possibility of fans congregating outside empty stadiums – breaking
the social distance protocol in the process. The Mayor of Liverpool was
controversial when he suggested that Reds supporters would be likely to do so
if Jurgen Klopp ‘s side secured the club’s maiden Premier League title.
happy to play the vast majority of matches in their original venues with only
‘high profile’ games being considered for neutral venues. The Bundesliga –
which returned earlier this month – did not experience such issues with fans
respecting social distance regulations and staying away from stadiums.