The Premier League season has been suspended indefinitely as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
Premier League clubs had a meeting on Friday to discuss plans for the end of the season, with no games having been played since March 9.
The season was suspended initially until the end of March, before that was moved to the end of April. And now the campaign has suspended indefinitely, with no set return date until it is safe to do so.
There is a general consensus that the season should be completed, come what may, and that declaring the 2019/20 campaign null and void should be the last resort.
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Voiding the season would cause issues in terms of promotion, relegation and financial difficulties from TV broadcasters and sponsors’ points of view.
And it would cause problems for UEFA too, in how they would set up their European competitions for the 2020/21 campaign.
UEFA also had a meeting this week and they have issued a warning to the big clubs in the Premier League over voiding the season.
Coronavirus is having an impact across sport in Europe, with football league schedules suspended in several countries, including in England, Spain and Italy. But what happens next?
– The Champions League and Europa League have been suspended, and UEFA have given an update on what could happen next.
– The Premier League clubs have also made a decision, with no professional football to be played in England until April 30 at least.
– Premier League clubs are meeting again to discuss the way forward, with plans being considered on how to finish the season.
– Decisions have been made regarding the National League and other non-league football.
– We asked the fans what they want to see happen, following the suspension of football in the Premier League. Here’s what they said.
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