Coronavirus: EFL Announces Resumption Date As Training Commences in May 16th

Coronavirus: EFL Announces Resumption Date As Training Commences in May 16th

Information reaching The Score Nigeria from the EFL chairman Rick Parry, that the English Football League, Championship, League One, and League Two set to play 113 fixtures games in just 56 days behind closed door.

EFL Championship, League one, and League two are to resumed on May, 16th, 2020 as the games will be play in closed door without spectators.

When is English Football League (EFL) Resumption date? – The English Football League (EFL) Championship, League One, and League Two are to resumed on May 16th as the 113 games to completed in just 56 days. According to the EFL chairman that the league games will be play without spectators amid coronavirus.

“We currently estimate that the League will require approximately 56 days to complete the outstanding matches in the season (including Play-Offs) and we are committed to ensuring that clubs are provided an appropriate notice period to ensure you are able to prepare operationally given the scale and impact of the postponement in place.

“The EFL Board is currently working on the basis that end-of-season play-offs will take place across all three divisions as normal with two-legged Semi-Finals and a Final, although no decision has been taken on the likely venue as it will depend on the circumstances at play at the time.”

“It is our working assumption at this stage that matches will be played behind closed doors when we eventually return and as part of our contingency planning we are absolutely mindful of the need to try and mitigate the cost of this to Clubs as best we can.”

“Clubs should be advised not to recommence any training activity with players until 16 May at the earliest,” he continued.

“How and when we return (including training) is clearly subject to change and any decisions will be taken in conjunction with the Government and relevant health authorities.”

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“Whenever the decision is taken that is safe to resume, we currently estimate that the League will require approximately 56 days to complete the outstanding matches in the season (including play-offs),” the EFL wrote to its members.

“We are committed to ensuring that clubs are provided an appropriate notice period to ensure you are able to prepare operationally given the scale and impact of the postponements in place.”

working assumption” that matches will resume without spectators.

“We are in a position whereby the 2019-20 campaign will be extended, but still remain hopeful of a conclusion in the summer months,” the letter continued.

“The EFL Board is currently working on the basis that the end-of-season play-offs will take place across all three divisions as normal with two-legged semi-finals and a final, although no decision has been taken on the likely venue as it will depend on the circumstances at play at the time.

“It is our working assumption at this stage that matches will be played behind closed doors when we eventually return and as part of our contingency planning we are absolutely mindful of the need to try and mitigate the cost of this to clubs as best we can.”

Now the resumption date for all leagues in Europe, and in the world to announced to commence on May.

EFL will resume on May 16 as all the games will be completed in 56 days to end 2019/2020 season as government continues to curtail the spread of the coronavirus

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