After a meeting with a representative from all 20 clubs, the Premier League announced it remains cohesive in its desire to finish the current campaign, but confirmed that no clubs brought any particular deadlines up for debate. Despite a report midweek that as many as nine Premier League clubs would unite during the meeting to present a desire to finish the season by June 30 – even if that meant curtailing the remaining fixture list – multiple British media outlets reported Friday morning that no deadline had been discussed. “Today’s shareholders’ meeting provided an opportunity to discuss possible scheduling models,” said a Premier League spokesperson after the meeting. “It remains our objective to complete the 2019/20 season but at this stage all dates are tentative while the impact of COVID-19 develops. In response to the pandemic, the Premier League, our clubs and players have provided vital support for communities and the NHS and will continue to do so after matches recommence.” It was widely reported after the videoconference that while the primary topic of conversation was the presentation of various models for finishing the season, the fluid nature of the health crisis resulted in the discussion of broader possibilities and… Read full this story
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