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newsfootball3 months ago

Hope by start of 2020/21 season fans will be back in full, claims Richard Masters

Premier League chief executive Richard Masters expects full stadiums once the 2021-22 season starts in August and added that the messages from the government have been positive. This comes in light of the fact that 10,000 fans will be allowed inside stadiums for match-days 37 and 38 this season.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Premier League renew TV deals with Amazon, Sky and BT worth £4.8 billion in principle

The Premier League has announced it has renewed a £4.8bn TV rights deal with its existing partners Sky, BT and Amazon. This comes in light of several talks the league has had in talks with its existing partners and the government, which has the power to block direct deals on competition grounds.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Premier League to allow home fans for final two gameweeks of 2020/21

Premier League has announced a provision to include home fans inside stadiums for the final two matchdays. The governing body will take measures towards getting full crowds back ahead of the 2021-22 campaign as things slowly get back to normal in COVID-19 safe environments across the UK.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Premier League reveal measures designed to stop threat of breakaway leagues in future

In a statement, the Premier League has revealed that they’ve come up with a new plan that will secure the future of English football and stop the threat of breakaway leagues in the future. This comes in lieu of the response to the creation of a breakaway Super League by 12 of Europe’s biggest sides.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Reports | Premier League could witness the return of 500 away fans by May

Richard Masters, the Premier League chief executive has revealed that the government has released a declaration that could see 5% of the capacity to be made up of away fans. This legislation came into effect following the change in government stance over who can attend live games for the season.
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newsfootball5 months ago

2021 FA Cup Final to host non-socially distanced crowd as part of test events

According to the Guardian, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has revealed that they are set to stage a dozen events in sprint that will be non-socially distanced. That list includes the 2021 FA Cup final with the possibility of having well over 10,000 supporters at Wembley.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Hopeful that final two Premier League games will have upto 10,000 supporters, says Richard Masters

In a massive boost to Premier League clubs, chief executive Richard Masters has confirmed the plan to allow upto 10,000 fans into stadiums from May 17th if the government sticks to their plans. Most of the 2020/21 season Premier League has been played behind closed doors, which has affected clubs.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Premier League clubs to face new restrictions over signing players as consequence of Brexit

ESPN has reported that signing players for Premier League clubs will get tougher because of Brexit with clubs also unable to sign players from outside the UK until they turn 18. The report further revealed that there will be a points system put in place which will be based on a multitude of factors.
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newsfootball9 months ago

Reports | Premier League and FA in talks with DCMS over English football’s post COVID-19 future

According to ESPN, the Premier League and the Football Association (FA) are set to meet with the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) over the future of English football. This comes in light of the financial impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the English football pyramid.
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newsfootball9 months ago

Reports | Premier League managers looking to reintroduce five substitutes rule

According to the BBC, a catalogue of Premier League managers are looking to bring back the five substitutes rule despite it being rejected twice by the twenty Premier League clubs. The rule/concept was put in place post Project Restart but was voted against by English clubs for this season.
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