Sport news Premier League could BLOCK fans from attending games on the last day - including Fulham's potential relegation-decider against Newcastle - over sporting integrity fears despite Government planning to allow supporters back from May 17 Premierle

Premierleague-News.com - The Premier League could block supporters from attending matches on the final day of the season - May 23 - due to concerns over sporting integrity, with clubs set to be consulted on the issue.

Sport news Premier League could BLOCK fans from attending games on the last day - including Fulham's potential relegation-decider against Newcastle - over sporting integrity fears despite Government planning to allow supporters back from May 17 Premierle

Premierleague-News.com - The Premier League could block supporters from attending matches on the final day of the season - May 23 - due to concerns over sporting integrity, with clubs set to be consulted on the issue.

Sport news  Premier League could BLOCK fans from attending games on the last day - including Fulham's potential relegation-decider against Newcastle - over sporting integrity fears despite Government planning to allow supporters back from May 17 Premierle
23 February 2021 - 14:45

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! The Premier League could block supporters from attending matches on the final day of the season due to concerns over sporting integrity. As part of Boris Johnson's announcement yesterday regarding a roadmap out of lockdown, up to 10,000 fans or 25 per cent of a stadium's capacity (whichever is smallest) could attend sporting events from May 17. That would make the final day of the Premier League season - May 23 - as marking the return of supporters inside football stadiums. But latest reports state that the Premier League has yet to decide whether fans will be allowed back in, with 'clubs to be consulted on sporting integrity issues.' It is not guaranteed that fans will be back in for Fulham's game against Newcastle on May 23  Fans were banned from stadiums in March 2020, and returned briefly before lockdown three RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next 10,000 fans could still attend the FA Cup Final on May 15 -... The Prime Minister announces thousands of fans will be... Wimbledon bosses reveal they are still planning for having... Man City fans could watch their team lift the Premier League... Share this article Share THE NEW LIMITS FROM MAY 17  From May 17, indoor venues will be allowed to admit up to a maximum of 1,000 spectators, or half their capacity if that figure is lower.For outdoor events, there will be a maximum of 4,000 fans allowed, or half a venue's capacity (whichever figure is lower). However, at the biggest stadiums, with a capacity above 16,000, such as Wembley and Premier League football grounds, a maximum of 10,000 fans will be allowed, or a quarter of capacity (whichever figure is lower). adverts.addToArray({"pos":"mpu_factbox"})Advertisement Final-day games include Fulham hosting Newcastle at Craven Cottage, which could well prove to be a relegation-decider - three points currently separate the two sides. Other notable games include Leicester hosting Tottenham where European football for both clubs could be on the line while Manchester City - currently 10 points clear at the top of the league - could lift the Premier League trophy at home to Everton with fans inside the Etihad Stadium.  However, there are concerns that supporters being allowed in for just the final day could give an unfair advantage to teams playing at home, particularly if away teams have had no fans inside their own stadium all season.  Speaking in the Commons on Monday, the Prime Minister revealed plans for a cautious return of supporters to attend top level sport in time for the last round of Premier League fixtures, the European Championships, Wimbledon and the Rugby League World Cup, among other stellar events in the nation's summer of sport.   From May 17, indoor venues will be allowed to admit up to a maximum of 1,000 spectators, or half their capacity if that figure is lower.For outdoor events, there will be a maximum of 4,000 fans allowed, or half a venue's capacity (whichever figure is lower).

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. The roadmap document said: 'The Government will also make a special provision for large, outdoor, seated venues where crowds can be safely distributed, allowing up to 10,000 people or 25 per cent of total seated capacity, whichever is lower.'In addition, pilots will run as part of the Events Research Programme to examine how such events can take place without the need for social distancing using other mitigations such as testing.' More to follow...  PREMIER LEAGUE - FINAL-DAY GAMES, SUNDAY MAY 23  Arsenal vs Brighton Aston Villa vs Chelsea Fulham vs Newcastle UtdLeeds vs West Brom Leicester vs Tottenham Liverpool vs Crystal Palace Manchester City vs Everton Sheffield United vs Burnley West Ham Utd vs Southampton Wolves vs Manchester United   adverts.addToArray({"pos":"mpu_factbox"})Advertisement RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next 10,000 fans could still attend the FA Cup Final on May 15 -... The Prime Minister announces thousands of fans will be... Wimbledon bosses reveal they are still planning for having... Man City fans could watch their team lift the Premier League... Share this article Share Read more: twitter.com/skys... DM.later('bundle', function(){ DM.has('external-source-links', 'externalLinkTracker'); });

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