Premier League has sensationally not been cancelled and are to move forward as planned this season.
Due to the global threat of CONVID-19, countries are either cancelling sporting events entirely or halting them under further notice.
British officials have concluded that other than a few postponed games, the matches will be held behind closed doors. “Following the latest update from government-issued this afternoon, all Premier League matches will go ahead as scheduled this weekend,” read an official statement on the Premier League’s website.
“While the prime minister advised that all sporting events should take place as normal for now, he also indicated that government is considering banning major public events, like sporting fixtures.
“We are therefore continuing to work closely with our clubs, government, The FA, EFL and other relevant stakeholders to ensure appropriate contingency plans are in place as and when circumstances change. The welfare of players, staff and supporters is of paramount importance and we will continue to follow Public Health England guidelines thoroughly.”
Shortly after the message, Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta tested positive for Coronavirus. Manchester City’s Benjamin Mendy is also self-isolating himself after one of his family members got diagnosed. Don’t hold out on the FA’s last message. The situation is subjected to change in the near future. As of now, Arsenal’s upcoming clash against Brighton and Hove Albion has been postponed.
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