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Virtual fans? Premier League looks at options for empty stadium games

05 May, 2020 9:15 am 9:15 am

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – The Premier League is exploring the use of audio effects and computer generated ‘fans’, to improve the viewer experience of watching behind closed doors games. The league voted on Monday to allow teams to return to non-contact training in small groups from Tuesday and hopes to be able to clear contact … Read More


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Premier League clubs hoping to avoid neutral venues

05 May, 2020 8:30 am 8:30 am

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Premier League clubs are hoping they can avoid having to play the remainder of the season at neutral grounds, chief executive Richard Masters said after a meeting of all 20 clubs on Monday. Masters also revealed that for the first time clubs discussed what might happen if the season could not … Read More


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‘Nobody wins’ if Premier League loses money: Palace chairman

05 May, 2020 11:07 am 11:07 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Premier League clubs are bleeding money and their finances would be entering “uncharted waters” if the season that was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic is not finished, Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish has said. Professional soccer has been suspended since mid-March due to the coronavirus outbreak which has killed more than … Read More


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Plans for training first step in Premier League’s ‘Project Rest...

05 May, 2020 8:50 am 8:50 am

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Premier League clubs will discuss plans for resuming the season in a conference call on Friday but the practicalities of how to even begin training will be the first obstacle they have to overcome with “Project Restart”. The league is hoping the UK government, which is due to review coronavirus lockdown … Read More


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Premier League footballers launch fund for NHS charities

04 April, 2020 10:18 am 10:18 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Premier League footballers, facing pressure to accept wage cuts during the coronavirus outbreak, have launched a fund to raise money for National Health Service (NHS) charities to help tackle the coronavirus outbreak. With the Premier League at a standstill, the players have been criticised in the British media over the last week … Read More


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Premier League pay row adds to pressure on game amid pandemic

04 April, 2020 10:08 am 10:08 am

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – The players union representing Premier League footballers has questioned the league’s call for a 30% player wage reduction amid the coronavirus crisis, saying it would reduce tax revenue for the National Health Service. The stance taken by the union raises the prospect of a damaging public wrangle over the salaries of … Read More


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PFA seeking talks with Premier League, EFL over coronavirus

03 March, 2020 8:59 am 8:59 am

(Reuters) – The Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) has called for urgent talks with the Premier League and English Football League to discuss the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. With English football suspended until at least April 30, the loss of matchday revenue has hit the clubs hard, especially in the lower leagues. On Tuesday, … Read More


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Premier League extends shutdown with end-date left open

03 March, 2020 11:00 am 11:00 am

(Reuters) – English soccer will be suspended until at least April 30 due to the coronavirus crisis, but the current season can be extended indefinitely, the English game’s governing bodies said in a joint statement. The Football Association, Premier League, EFL and women’s professional game bodies, along with players and managers associations, agreed to extend … Read More


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Premier League could be declared null and void warns West Ham chief

03 March, 2020 11:30 am 11:30 am

LONDON (Reuters) – West Ham United vice-chairman Karen Brady says hopes of re-starting the Premier League in three weeks are “dreamland” and believes this season could be declared null and void. England’s top-flight soccer league, like the rest of world sport, finds itself in unprecedented peace-time territory as it attempts to react to the coronavirus … Read More


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FA charges Everton boss Ancelotti with misconduct

03 March, 2020 9:46 am 9:46 am

(Reuters) – Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has been charged with misconduct by the Football Association (FA) for behaviour that led to a red card after a 1-1 Premier League draw with Manchester United on Sunday. Ancelotti was left infuriated after a decision by the Video Assistant Referee to disallow a late Everton winner and received … Read More


Man City see off West Ham as fans take aim at UEFA

02 February, 2020 9:32 am 9:32 am

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has urged his players to focus on their jobs but while they delivered on that in Wednesday’s 2-0 Premier League win over West Ham United, the team’s supporters vented their anger over the club’s two-year ban from European football. Goals from Rodri and Kevin De Bruyne … Read More


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Irresistible Liverpool thrash Leicester

12 December, 2019 10:48 am 10:48 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Liverpool moved 13 points clear at the top of the Premier League after hammering their closest challengers, Leicester City, 4-0 at the King Power Stadium with Roberto Firmino scoring twice. Carlo Ancelotti got off to a winning start as Everton manager but new Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta had to settle for a … Read More


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Mourinho bemoans Son ban and VAR use in Premier League

12 December, 2019 9:36 am 9:36 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Son Heung-min’s unavailability due to a three-match ban for a red card in Sunday’s 2-0 Premier League defeat by Chelsea is a big loss for Tottenham Hotspur, manager Jose Mourinho said on Monday. Son kicked out in retaliation at Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger and referee Anthony Taylor produced a straight red card … Read More


Leicester City break club record with 4-1 Premier League win

12 December, 2019 10:52 am 10:52 am

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Leicester City set a club record of eight successive top flight wins after two goals from Jamie Vardy helped them to an impressive 4-1 Premier League victory at Aston Villa on Sunday. Kelechi Iheanacho and Jonny Evans were also on target for Leicester, who served up a performance akin to those … Read More


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City suffer shock defeat, Liverpool five points clear

09 September, 2019 2:15 am 2:15 am

LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) – Liverpool maintained their 100% start to the Premier League season after coming from behind to beat Newcastle United 3-1 at Anfield, before Manchester City slipped to a shock first defeat of the campaign by newly-promoted Norwich City on Saturday. Elsewhere on a frantic day of Premier League action Manchester United earned … Read More