The English Premier League has announced the provisional restart of the top flight league in the United Kingdom.
According to Chief Executive Richard Masters, the Premier league has set a provisional restart date of June 17th “provided that all the set safety requirements are in place.
“Premier League Shareholders today agreed to a new provisional restart date for the 2019/20 season of Wednesday 17 June, provided that all safety requirements are in place.” he said.
The Chief Executive also said that the Stakeholders agreed for all the remaining matches to be broadcast live by the premier league’s existing broadcast partners: Sky Sports, BT Sport, BBC Sport and Amazon Prime. This will be a solution to get as many fans as possible to watch the games since they will be played without fans.
The first two matches of the Premier League restart will be Aston Villa vs Sheffield United and Manchester City vs Arsenal on June 17th.
The venues of the matched have not been confirmed.
Kick Off Times
Kick off times for the live matches will be different from the normal times.
Weekend matches will follow the schedule below:
Saturday 12:30; 15:00; 17:30; 20:00
Sunday 12:00; 14:00; 16:30; 19:00
Midweek matches will follow the schedule below:
Tuesday 18:00; 20:00
Wednesday 18:00; 20:00
Thursday 18:00; 20:00
The league resumes with Liverpool at the pole of the table with 82 points needing to win only two games to win their first premier league title in 30 years. Manchester City are second with 57 points and are likely to finish in 2nd position.