The premier league has decided to resume playing football on June 17, 2020. A move that was deemed necessary since the league was suspended earlier this year due to Coronavirus pandemic.
The premier league embarked on ‘project restart’ after all games were suspended 100 days ago. According to people familiar with the matter, Arsenal v Manchester City and Aston Villa v Sheffield United will be the first two games to be played on June 17, when the premier league resumes playing football again. A total of 90 games are to be played, in the following weekends.
- The league plans to complete all games by August 1st, 2020.
- FA Cup to take place on August 8th, 2020
- The Europa games and Champions League will follow