The British government has granted the Premier League and other professional sports permission to return at the earliest June 1 behind closed doors.
On Monday, the government gave the road map for lifting the lockdown that was imposed on Citizens to help control the spread of the coronavirus.
With the premier league aiming to return to action in June if an agreement is reached between all 20 clubs and the league Board.
According to reports, the two of the road map, which cannot begin any earlier than June 1, includes ‘permitting cultural and sporting events to take place behind-closed-doors for broadcast, while avoiding the risk of large-scale social contact.
This is only possible if sufficient progress has been made towards reducing the spread of the virus, but the document entitled ‘Our Plan to Rebuild’The UK Government’s Covid-19 Recovery Strategy’ says that ‘ organisations are expected to plan accordingly.
The document also states that reopening venues that attract large crowds, such as sports grounds, “may only be fully possible significantly later depending on the reduction in numbers of infections”.
Premier League and other professionals sports in Britain were suspended in March amid the outbreak of the coronavirus.