Could Premier League return date be agreed this week?

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Having gained government approval, the English Premier League return date could be agreed on this week. The league has received government approval to proceed to the next stage of Project Restart, enabling competitive and close-contact training, including tackling, in groups of up to 12 players.

Here is how it goes:

Monday: Next twice-weekly round of COVID-19 testing begins, continuing into Tuesday, with results expected on Wednesday. Tuesday: Premier League will discuss updated government advice on contact training with club captains, managers and representatives from PFA and LMA. Wednesday: Premier League clubs will vote on whether to resume contact training. Thursday: Clubs meet again to discuss broader details of Project Restart – including how curtailment of the season would look.

Source: Sky Sports

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