The Premier League, EFL, and Professional Footballers’ Association met on Friday to discuss the divisions but didn’t decide when the campaign would pick up again.
Without English football until April 30
English football will not resume earlier than April 30, confirmed in the Premier League. The coronavirus pandemic has led to a break in football around the world. As countries struggle to contain the spread that killed more than 23,000 people and infected more than 500,000 people. Not only leagues were postponed, but Euro 2020 postponed for at least a year and clubs. Such as the Spanish giants Barcelona and Championship outfit Leeds are being forced to cut or save salaries as the crisis continued. Initially, the English leagues postponed until the first weekend of April. But last week the Football Association announced that the suspension would last at least until the end of the month.
FA is ‘reviewing all options’
Several low-level leagues in the country canceled for 2019-2020 campaigns. The FA says it is “reviewing all options” for this season’s FA Cup. The Premier League, EFL, and Professional Footballers’ Association met on Friday to discuss the divisions but didn’t decide when the campaign would pick up again. “The Premier League, EFL, and PFA met today to discuss the growing severity of the Covid-19 pandemic.”It was emphasized that the thoughts of all three organizations are still with everyone affected by the virus.”The Premier League, EFL, and PFA agreed that it would be difficult to make difficult decisions to mitigate the economic impact of the current suspension of professional football in England and decided to work together to come up with conventional solutions.
Resuming the leagues depends if the virus will be stopped
“The leagues will resume its activity no earlier than April 30. They will do it only when it is safe, and conditions allow.”Further meetings will be held next week to develop a joint plan. To address the difficult circumstances facing the leagues, their clubs, players, staff, and fans. “On Thursday, Italian Football Federation president (FIGC) Gabriele Gravina announced Thursday that he expects to return to Serie A in July or August this year, while his Spanish Football Federation colleague Luis Rubiales said that they are determined to finish the 2019-20 La Liga campaign. And in the US, MLS teams will begin training for the new season until April 4, with the campaign postponed until May 10.