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Premier League season 'may conclude with World Cup-style TV mega-event'

3 monthes ago   |   By Evening Standard

The Premier League season could be concluded in June and July amid the coronavirus pandemic using isolated "World Cup-style" camps, according to reports.
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Coronavirus sport news LIVE: Serie A may be cancelled TODAY as Premier League draw up season-saving plans

3 monthes ago   |   By Evening Standard

Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage as the coronavirus crisis continues to heavily impact sport across the globe.
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Crazy plan to finish Premier League ‘World Cup-style' in ‘TV mega-event' says top source

3 monthes ago   |   By The Empire of The Kop

The Premier League is considering staging all 92 games at a neutral venue this summer in order to finish the season amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
This is according to a lengthy and incredibly eye-opening report by Miguel Delaney in the Independent .
He claims a top source has indicated a ‘World Cup-style' format where the remaining matches are played out at St George's park - with all 92 set to be on TV - likely to appease the likes of BT and Sky who have already spent hundreds of millions on broadcasting rights.
Delaney says the government especially likes the idea of the nation being...
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The Premier League plan to finish the season in quarantined World Cup style camps

The Premier League plan to finish the season in quarantined World Cup style camps

3 monthes ago   |   By Chelsea News

Well, we may well actually see some football being played again sometime in the not so distant future, if the new Premier League plans go ahead.
According to the reliable Independent writer Miguel Delaney, Premier League bosses are currently discussing setting up World Cup style camps to house players in isolation, so that they can finish playing matches behind closed doors.
The camp would be setup in the Midlands in the UK and all remaining 92 matches will be televised in a ‘TV mega event.'
All games are aiming to be played throughout June and July.
The idea has reportedly gained...
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World Cup-style Premier League finale has increasing government backing

3 monthes ago   |   By CaughtOffside

A World Cup-style ending to this season's Premier League is reportedly drawing increasing backing from the UK government.
A plan that would see teams isolated in club camps, much like national teams are during World Cup tournaments, seems to be gaining traction as clubs try to work out how to deal with the end of the campaign that has been disrupted by the coronavirus crisis, according to the Independent .
MORE: Premier League happy with VAR in its debut season but identify room for improvement
Liverpool fans will be particularly desperate not to see the 2019/20 season declared null and...
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