Richard Masters, chief executive of the Premier League, said fans could return to the stands for the final two rounds of this season.
The UK government announced in February that it would ease strict restrictions and closures due to the coronavirus pandemic in four steps. It is planned that in the third phase, from 17 May, the number of spectators may reach ten thousand spectators or a quarter of the crowd capacity in the stadiums, whichever is less.
We hope there will be up to 10,000 spectators in play for the final two rounds of the season. This carries a great ending until the end of the season
Richard Masters said in a video interview with the Premier League.
According to the CEO, by the end of the season, the Premier League will lose up to 2 billion pounds as clubs lose match day revenues and TV companies also receive less money due to closed goalkeeper matches.
The Masters stated that if the UK vaccination program goes according to plan, football could return to normal as usual next season.
Our goal is to have a full house in the stadiums again from the start of next season, and the government’s schedule allows for that.
It is to explain.
(Cover photo: Manchester City fans at the 2018 match. Photo: Michael Reagan / Getty Images)
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