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Official: All Premier League Games this week will go on as scheduled

The PL will not stop.

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The Premier League will not follow the lead of most other leagues. They have decided to continue with this weeks set of games.

From the official statement-

“Following the latest update from Government issued this afternoon, all Premier League matches will go ahead as scheduled this weekend.

While the Prime Minister advised that all sporting events should take place as normal for now, he also indicated that Government is considering banning major public events, like sporting fixtures.

We are therefore continuing to work closely with our clubs, Government, The FA, EFL and other relevant stakeholders to ensure appropriate contingency plans are in place as and when circumstances change.

The welfare of players, staff and supporters is of paramount importance and we will continue to follow Public Health England guidelines thoroughly. “

We will see what impact this has on the widespread pandemic going on. Safe to say the controversy will reign.