CONFIRMED: Premier League to restart on the 17th June

CONFIRMED: Premier League to restart on the 17th June

After 3 months of English football being shut down, It has been confirmed that Premier League action can restart on June 17th. The two fixtures that will restart the action will be:

  • Aston Villa vs Sheffield United
  • Manchester City vs Arsenal

These two fixtures were originally postponed due to the EFL Cup final and Manchester City vs Arsenal was due to be live on Sky Sports before the pandemic lockdown.

COVID-19 impact on football:
  • March 5 - Pre-match handshakes banned in the Premier League.
  • March 11 - Man City v Arsenal is first Premier League game suspended; Liverpool v Atletico Madrid the last top level game played in England.
  • March 12 - Man Utd, Wolves play away Europa League ties behind closed doors, Rangers host Bayer Leverkusen in front of fans.
  • March 13 - Football suspended following an emergency meeting between PL, FA, EFL and WSL
  • April 15 - SPFL clubs approve plan to end the Scottish Championship, League One and league Two seasons.
  • May 15 - League Two clubs vote to end the season with immediate effect.
  • May 17 - Premier League players and staff tested for COVID-19.
  • May 18 - Scottish Premiership curtailed, with points per game determining league positions and Celtic named champions.
  • May 19 - Premier League clubs return to socially distanced group training.
  • May 25 - Women's Super League cancelled, with title and relegation to be determined.
  • May 27 - Premier League clubs vote to resume contact training.

More Information to follow!!!!

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