The Government of Boris Johnson authorizes the return of the Premier League

  Updated: 05/11/2020 15:59
 Related newsThe British Government has given the green light for professional sport to return to the United Kingdom from 1 June behind closed doors. The Premier League could therefore return at the beginning of June – with 8 or 12 as the most possible dates -, as the clubs in the competition are discussing, meeting this morning through a video conference. The English championship has been suspended since mid-March. The Premier League has reiterated on several occasions the intention to end the season when it was "safe" and possible, so with the green light from the Government, it is expected that plans to finish the competition continue before July 31. The agency has raised the option of playing on some eight or ten neutral courses, with the intention of avoiding using the 20 stadiums of the Premier, minimizing the spread of infections. Banning celebrations, spitting, and shirt changes, as well as allowing five substitutions or shortening games, are measures the Premier is taking into account when resuming action. This measure, taken by the Prime Minister's executive, Boris Johnson is framed within phase 2 of de-escalation of the country, which allows starting this Wednesday unlimited sports and with people from the same home themes

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