November 24, 2020 by
It’s been almost nine months since fans were allowed to head into football stadiums on a week-by-week basis, but now, it appears as if we’re just a matter of days away from supporters being able to return. That’s because it was announced yesterday that when the national lockdown ends next week and we’re placed back into the tier system in England, those in tier 1 and 2 will be able to have between 2,000 and 4,000 fans back in their ground.
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden said: “This is a big step forward for sport. .......Read more here.....
March 26, 2020 by
On the evening on March 12th, Arsenal confirmed that manager Mikel Arteta had received a positive COVID-19 result.
The Gunners played a two-leg tie against Olympiacos in the Europa League round of 32 earlier, and despite a 0-1 win in Greece, they were knocked out after losing the second leg at the Emirates. The Coronavirus outbreak was at its early stages at the time, but it was soon reported that Olympiacos owner, Evangelos Marinakis, who also owns Nottingham Forest, had tested positive to the disease. Naturally, it meant that the whole Arsenal squad were potentially exposed, but it was Arteta who caught the virus first. .......Read more here.....
March 13, 2020 by
Together with the FA, EFL and WSL, the Premier League has made the decision to postpone all matches until April 4, pending medical advice and other conditions which may arise by that time.
The full statement reads:
“Following a meeting of Shareholders today, it was unanimously decided to suspend the Premier League with the intention of returning on 4 April, subject to medical advice and conditions at the time.
Premier League Chief Executive Richard Masters said: “Above all, we wish Mikel Arteta and Callum Hudson-Odoi speedy recoveries, and everyone else affected by COVID-19. .......Read more here.....