The Premier League was set to hold a meeting regarding the fate of the season’restart’. The Premier League top brass is in discussion with regards to what shall be done with the remainder of the season. Initially, everyone stood firm at the point that the season will resume. But now things might not be so […]
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The Premier League was set to hold a meeting regarding the fate of the season’restart’.
The Premier League top brass is in discussion with regards to what shall be done with the remainder of the season. Initially, everyone stood firm at the point that the season will resume. But now things might not be so convenient.
Ligue 1 and Eredivisie have already been canceled. It is probable that the Premier League might follow in their footsteps. But there are many clubs opposing that and it looks like there is a decision to make.
Premier’s league chiefs were looking to hold a meeting coming Friday. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was set to address the nation on Thursday but it’s been rescheduled to Sunday.
Accordingly, the league meeting will now take place on Monday. Boris Johnson will lay the outlines for relaxation in restrictions in various parts of the UK. Depending on the government’s decision the League will make its decision regarding the restart.
Insights and information about Project Restart
Premier League is facing a very tough decision regarding the future. Project Restart is in regard to the resuming of the game. According to the Mirror, the government may be willing to support Project Restart. Although one of the key reasons is financial loss, it is causing.
The English top-flight could be facing a loss of around £1 billion to $1.25 billion. The top brass is now in an ethical conflict. Whether to hold money more important over safety.
Although if the game begins again there will be stringent conditions. Under Project Restart the games will not be held in the club’s home ground. Rather a neutral venue approved by the police and the government will be chosen.
The Emirates is under consideration. But the likes of Anfield, St James Park, Old Trafford are out of the list. The reason being that the stadiums are in areas with a high population. And it can be difficult to restrain big groups of supporters.
The players have varied reactions to this. Some of them are very excited about returning to the pitch. While some are of the opinion that it’s better not to risk it. Also, you could see that the clubs voting in favor have something to gain should the season restart and vice versa.
Former Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro said, “It only takes one case for all of this to blow up”. United legend Phil Neville said on Sky Sports, “If it was a non-economic decision there would be no football for months”.
Also, various clubs suggested that relegation should be removed this season. This will also be one of the topics in the next meeting. Although it needs a majority of 14 clubs to agree with the notion. And considering it’s the Premier League, that’s highly unlikely.
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