English Premier League to restart on June 17, say reports


The report also says that the Arsenal players will have access to the gyms and that all the equipment will be thoroughly claaned after every use but that the players will however still not be able to access the changing rooms but rather continue coming with their training kits.

The Premier League will reportedly return on June 17 when Manchester City host Arsenal and Sheffield United travel to Aston Villa. Sky has partnered with the Premier League clubs for almost thirty years, and the strength of our partnership has never been more important. "It is important to ensure as many people as possible can watch the matches at home", Masters continued. The FA Cup final is now slated for August 8, according to ESPN's James Olley.

The Premier League are hoping to finish their season on August 2nd and then the FA Cup final would be held the following weekend, with UEFA hoping to finish the Champions League and Europa League in August as well.

It's not yet clear whether next season will have to be played without spectators as well.

Norwich also have home league games against Everton, Brighton, West Ham and Burnley, with trips to Arsenal, Chelsea, Watford and Manchester City scheduled as well. Daniel Farke's team sit bottom and six points from safety ahead of the restart.

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After contact training was given the green light earlier this week, clubs discussed on Thursday how the league can restart following its suspension in March due to coronavirus.

There are 92 fixtures still to play.

According to the Telegraph, the league will restart on June 17 with two weekend matches before resuming a full schedule for the week of June 20.

On May 1, clubs were understood to have been told that using eight to 10 neutral venues, and behind closed doors, was the only way the season could be safely completed. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.