Liverpool news 'Serious economic implications' fear after meeting over PL fans return MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - The Premier League has met with culture secretary Oliver Dowden

Liverpool news 'Serious economic implications' fear after meeting over PL fans return MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - The Premier League has met with culture secretary Oliver Dowden

Liverpool news  'Serious economic implications' fear after meeting over PL fans return MetiNews.Com
16 September 2020 - 20:08

Breaking News ! The Premier League have issued a joint-statement with a host of sports governing bodies following a meeting with the culture secretary, Oliver Dowden. Dowden met with a number of sports bodies on Wednesday to discuss the potential return of fans to sport in October. Doubts have been raised over whether fans can return to sport as planned in October following the government’s decision to ban gatherings of more than six people. The Premier League issued a joint statement with the FA, EFL, British Horseracing, English Cricket Board, Lawn Tennis Association, Rugby Football League and Rugby Football Union reiterating the desire to see fans return in order to ease financial concerns in sport. Read More Related Articles The Liverpool Echo has a free app and here's how to download it There was also a commitment from sports bodies to work with the government to make sure fans can return as safely as possible. The statement said that, should fans not return soon, there will be serious financial consequences facing different clubs. It said: “We are grateful to Oliver Dowden, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in the United Kingdom, for taking the time to discuss with us the financial impact that COVID-19 is having on the sports sector and issues around the partial return of fans to sports events which is currently under review by the Government. It was a constructive and productive meeting.

. “Today we were able to explain our extensive arrangements for how we can manage a controlled return of fans following all relevant public health guidelines. It is our firm belief that sports fans will be as safe as in other areas of activity currently permitted. “We also reiterated a commitment to continue to give full assistance to the Government with Test and Trace requirements and public health messaging. “We conveyed to the Secretary of State the very serious financial situation now facing our sports, clubs and venues and that we believe we can stage events safely. Must-read Everton FC news Possible Everton line ups for Salford Ancelotti's brilliant message for fans Why Everton can upset people this season Nkounkou sends Ancelotti clear message “It is clear that if fans cannot return soon that there will be very serious economic implications across our sporting sector. “Our sports have already demonstrated through staging fixtures Behind Closed Doors, in Test events and through the return of recreational sport that we can deliver the very highest standards in safety and best practice. “We will continue to engage with the Government in the days ahead and provide any further evidence required.”

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Liverpool news 'Serious economic implications' fear after meeting over PL fans return MetiNews.Com


Liverpool news 'Serious economic implications' fear after meeting over PL fans return MetiNews.Com


Liverpool news 'Serious economic implications' fear after meeting over PL fans return MetiNews.Com


Liverpool news 'Serious economic implications' fear after meeting over PL fans return MetiNews.Com

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