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BREAKING: English Premier League suspended indefinitely

BREAKING: English Premier League suspended indefinitely

The English Premier League will not resume at the start of May as initially planned due to the Coronavirus pandemic. 

League action was set to resume on April 30th, but a meeting held on Friday resolved to wait until at least it was safe.

The return date is now unclear, with a statement released after the meeting indicating the '2019/20 season will only return when it is safe and appropriate to do so'.

"The restart date is under constant review with all stakeholders, as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic develops and we work together through this very challenging time," read part of the statement.

"The Premier League is working closely with the whole of professional football in this country, as well as with the Government, public agencies and other relevant stakeholders to ensure the game achieves a collaborative solution. 

"With this, there is a combined objective for all remaining domestic league and cup matches to be played, enabling us to maintain the integrity of each competition.

"However, any return to play will only be with the full support of the Government and when medical guidance allows.

"The sporting and financial implications for Premier League clubs as well as for The FA, EFL and National League were considered at today’s meeting," 

This is the third time the date has been pushed back, following two earlier instances.

It was first suspended on March 12th with action expected to resume on April 4th, before it was pushed again to April 30th.

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