Premier League clubs have voted unanimously to resume contact training as 'Project Restart' took a giant step forwards on Wednesday. After small, socially-distanced training sessions started last week, players and managers from the 20 top-flight clubs were briefed on proposals for the reintroduction of contact training on Tuesday. Phase two was voted on the following day and Premier League shareholders have given it the green light as a mid-June return to action edges closer. "Premier League shareholders today voted unanimously to resume contact training, marking another step towards restarting the Premier League season, when safe to do so, "the league said in a statement." Squads are now able to train as a group and engage in tackling while minimizing any unnecessary close contact. "The Premier League's priority is the health and wellbeing of all participants." Strict medical protocols are in place to ensure the traini ng ground is the safest environment possible and players and staff will continue to be tested for COVID-19 twice a week. "Stage Two of the Return to Training protocol has been agreed following consultation with clubs, players, managers, the PFA (Professional Footballers 'Association), LMA (League Managers Association) and the Government.