Premier League fans could reportedly be ordered not to sing, shout, or drink alcohol when they return to grounds next month.
Matches have been played behind closed doors since March amid the coronavirus pandemic but turnstiles are set to be opened again.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said a limited number of fans can return with up to 4,000 allowed into venues that are in Tier 1 locations after December 2.
Clubs situated in Tier 2 will only be able to let 2,000 in while those that are in Tier 3, likely to include Liverpool and Manchester, will be prevented from allowing supporters in.
Premier League fans may not be allowed to sing or shout when they return next month
Though it seems the ‘normal’ matchday experience is still some way off with the Daily Mail reporting that the Premier League have written to each club outlining new measures for when grounds reopen.
And the document reportedly says that singing, shouting and alcohol consumption could be limited.
The Mail add that supporters will be asked to sign up to the new rules at the point of ticket purchase though each club will be able to tailor the rules to their own requirements.
Premier League matches have been played behind closed doors since March
In response to the news that fans will soon return, the Premier League said: “Fans have been greatly missed at Premier League matches and therefore we welcome the Prime Minister’s announcement today regarding the return of supporters for the first time since March, albeit at small numbers.
“Our ambition remains to work with Government to increase attendance to more substantial levels. Until this can be done, many fans will be unable to attend games and our clubs will continue to operate matches at a financial loss.
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