The Premier League clubs voted in favor to resume team training in their meeting on Monday!
The official statement was released later in the day. Here is the statement in full!
“Premier League Shareholders today voted unanimously to return to small-group training from tomorrow afternoon, the first step towards restarting the Premier League, when safe to do so.”
“Step One of the Return to Training Protocol enables squads to train while maintaining social distancing. Contact training is not yet permitted.”
“This first stage has been agreed in consultation with players, managers, Premier League club doctors, independent experts and the Government.”
“Strict medical protocols of the highest standard will ensure everyone returns to training in the safest environment possible.”
“The health and wellbeing of all participants is the Premier League’s priority, and the safe return to training is a step-by-step process.”
“Full consultation will now continue with players, managers, clubs, the PFA and LMA as protocols for full-contact training are developed.”
The football leagues in Netherlands, France and Scotland have been cancelled while the leagues in Germany are underway with Spain and Italy set to follow suit in the coming month.
The situation will be further assessed in the coming weeks.
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