Premier League records six new COVID-19 cases


A total of 748 players and staff from Premier League clubs were tested and there were only six positive tests, which came from three of the clubs.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists the spectacle of empty stadiums will not lessen the intensity of any team if the Premier League gets the go-ahead to resume in June.

National senior defender Adrian Mariappa has revealed he is the Watford player who tested positive for coronavirus.

"No specific details as to clubs or individuals will be provided by the Premier League due to legal and operational requirements".

The Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) has been involved in Premier League meetings and has raised the issue of players not wanting to be put at risk by returning too soon.

"We'll still social-distance throughout, we'll arrive in our training gear and shower when we get home.

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And much of the money OR has paid came from the federal government, which has boosted weekly payments by $600 through July. Economists expect more unemployment claims in weeks to come despite lockdown orders being lifted in certain states.

I've said I'm not going in", Deeney told boxing promoter Eddie Hearn and former WBC cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew. They unanimously voted through a medical protocol that will allow players to resume training from Tuesday afternoon. "I can just imagine people at home saying, "Well they earn that amount of money so they should be going back".

Dowden also announced a "renewal task force" to help industries bounce back from coronavirus, including former England women worldwide Alex Scott, to "help us think through how we can get sport back safely in a way that works for both clubs, players and supporters alike". Before the session we had to give an introduction to make sure everything went in line.

"As they were made in Germany, they are now being taken in England". But that doesn't mean that certain things are of no importance at all just because they are less important. But there has to be clear and safe measures for everybody, not just me.

Speaking in Wednesday's daily government briefing, he spoke of the "three-fold" process for getting competitive sport back.

"We have been assured of the intentions of all that there would be no resumption unless guarantees of safety could be given to the players", said PFA deputy chief executive Bobby Barnes.

"Obviously what we want to do is ensure the season is completed in a way which preserves other competitions but also preserves our ability to start and deliver 38 match rounds next season in a proper calendar".