Football should “first look after itself”, a Government minister has said, after calls were made for a state-backed plan to help English Football League clubs avoid insolvency in the coronavirus pandemic.
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The Premier League is targeting a June 17 return, with all 92 matches remaining in the 2019-20 season set to be televised in a feast of football.
Premier League clubs will vote on a return to training on Monday as Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden reveals free-to-air games are on the agenda.
Plans to resume football progressed on Thursday with the Government “opening the door” for a June resumption, according to Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Oliver Dowden.
Plans to resume football progressed on Thursday, according to Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Oliver Dowden.
Gary Neville has stressed football would not return for months were it not for the huge economic impact of coronavirus.
Rio Ferdinand says the football world must respect any Government decision regarding the restart of the professional game amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Yellow cards should be handed out to players who spit on the field when football resumes, a FIFA council member has said.
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden says talks are ongoing to get the Premier League “up and running as soon as possible” as top-flight players begin to return to training grounds.
Talks are ongoing to get the Premier League up and running as soon as possible, Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has said.
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has indicated the Government will not intervene in the proposed Saudi Arabia-led takeover of Newcastle.
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden admitted it “wouldn’t send the best signal” if Premier League games were only available via subscription should the competition be able to resume behind closed doors.
The Government is working with competition organisers such as the Premier League on their plans to restart action amid the coronavirus pandemic.