The postponed season of the English Premier League is set to restart from 17th June, after about a
two-month long corona virus caused hiatus.
The following two matches will mark the recommencement of the League:
- Aston Villa vs Sheffield United
- Manchester City vs Arsenal
On Wednesday, 27th May, the 20 clubs unanimously voted to resume contact training, as part of
the Phase 2 of the Project Restart, and the restarting announcement has followed it.
The Bundesliga was the first league to resume in Europe and the Premier League shall be the second.
A total of 92 fixtures remain for the Premier League season, which are set to be played in due course to end the season early. Regular meetings are being held to discuss further ideas of the safe resumption of various leagues.
Precautionary measure are being taken. For example, players and staff shall be tested twice a week and the ones testing positive shall have to isolate for at least seven days.
So far, 12 players and staff have tested positive out of the 2,752 tests that have been taken by the
management across all the clubs. The testing capacity for each club was recently increased from 50
to 60 as well.
Premier League – Top Five Teams Points Table