The Premier League voted unanimously on Tuesday to immediately resume contact training.
Following the announcement by the British government on Monday, Premier League players voted unanimously to resume contact training. Another step forward for a return to the Premier League, was hoped for in June.
In a press release, the Premier League wrote on Tuesday: “Premier League shareholders voted unanimously today to resume contact training – a new step toward a reboot in the Premier League season, when it is safe.”
“Teams can now train in groups and participate in tackles while minimizing unnecessary close contact. Premier League’s priority is still the health and well-being of all participants. Strict medical records are in place to ensure that the training site is as safe as possible. Players and staff will continue to be tested for COVID-19 twice a week. “
🚨 Clubs have been given green light to resume contact training.
Lag “Teams can now train in groups and attack each other while minimizing unnecessary contact”.
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This transition to “phase 2” of the resumption of the training protocol was approved after consultation with clubs, players, coaches, PFA, LMA and the government. “Discussions continue and work continues to resume the season, when conditions allow”, ending the occurrence of English football.
The clubs were authorized on May 18 to train in small groups.