After two months of stop, coronavirus requires, the world of sport will be able to déconfiner to his tour in the United Kingdom : Saturday, may 30, the british government has authorized the return to closed sports competitions from June 1, was announced by the Sports minister, Oliver Dowden.
" The wait is over. The british sport will soon return in a safe and tightly controlled, " said the minister at a press conference, thus paving the way for a resumption of the Premier League, the most followed Championship of England football. "I am delighted to announce today that the government has issued guidelines that allow the sport of competition to resume behind closed doors on Monday [1 June] at the earliest ", he continued.
"There are still a lot of work"
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The director general of the Premier League, Richard Masters, has welcomed the announcement of Dowden : "We have a plan to revive the Premier League on 17 June, but there is still a lot of work to do to ensure the safety of all persons involved. If all goes well, we will be happy to resume the season 2019-2020 in a little over two weeks, " he added, while stating that further consultations within the clubs, between players and managers, will be needed,
On 17 June, the Premier League will first the calendar to day with two games behind Manchester City and Aston Villa, which had confronted the 1st of march in the final of the League Cup and who will receive, respectively, Arsenal and Sheffield United. The following weekend, between Friday 19 and Monday 22, will be held the first of 9 full days remaining. But before the return of football, horse racing will be the first sports competitions to resume with the meeting of Newcastle on Monday.