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Premier League restart depends on ‘neutral venues’; clubs still committed to finishing season

1:39 Sky Sports News Chief Reporter Bryan Swanson provides an update from the latest meeting of Premier League clubs Sky Sports News Chief Reporter Bryan Swanson provides an update from the latest meeting of Premier League clubs Premier League clubs remain committed to finishing the 2019/20 season, but this will only be possible if 8-10 neutral venues are used to play the remaining fixtures. That is considered the most appropriate number of venues that will be granted safety certificates (Sports Grounds Safety Authority) and police approval. The 'Project Restart' document was top of the agenda in the latest conference call on Friday, which all 20 clubs attended. Under discussion was the resumption of behind-closed-doors matches in 'approved' stadiums or neutral venues, how players can return to full training, and what will need to happen inside each training ground in order for football to return. June 12 was discussed as a potential return date but clubs will wait for the government to determine what happens next. A Premier League statement read: "At a meeting of Premier League Shareholders today, clubs discussed possible steps towards planning to resume the 2019/20 season, when it is safe and appropriate to do so.

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