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Soccer: Premier League golf equipment to fulfill on Monday over Covid-19 disaster

Soccer: Premier League golf equipment to fulfill on Monday over Covid-19 disaster

LONDON (REUTERS) – Premier League golf equipment will meet on Monday (Dec 20) to debate disruptions attributable to Covid-19, British media reported, after 9 scheduled top-flight matches have been postponed because of outbreaks at varied groups.

Chelsea and Liverpool had key gamers lacking on Thursday whereas Tottenham Hotspur, who had 13 circumstances amongst gamers and employees, haven’t performed since Dec 5 and had three video games postponed in all competitions.

Aston Villa supervisor Steven Gerrard stated managers and gamers will maintain their very own conferences subsequent week after plenty of membership bosses referred to as for extra readability on the standards for suspending video games because of Covid-19.

“There are quite a lot of issues and quite a lot of unanswered questions,” Gerrard stated earlier than Burnley’s go to to Villa Park on Saturday, one among solely 5 league video games going forward this weekend.

“That is the rationale why the Premier League, on Monday, have put in place a chance for the managers to get collectively. And I am hoping there might be quite a lot of readability which comes off the again of that assembly.

“There may be additionally a chance for the captains to get collectively to talk and have a debate on what’s the smartest thing to do within the present state of affairs.”

The Premier League grants a postponement provided that a membership has fewer than 14 gamers out there, with the board inspecting requests case by case.

The league has reintroduced emergency measures after a document 42 Covid-19 infections have been recorded previously week amongst gamers and employees.

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