Premier League clubs’ training return given go-ahead for May 19 | Football News

Premier League clubs have voted in favour of resuming training in small groups from Tuesday, with a return to top-flight football edging closer, amid the coronavirus pandemic.

League officials, medical experts and representatives from all 20 sides held talks on Monday via a video conference call and agreed to stage one of the return to training protocols.

Top-flight football was suspended indefinitely on April 3 and the last Premier League fixture was played on March 9.

League officials have previously stressed that games will only be played again when it is “safe and appropriate”.

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