Search

Coronavirus: Premier League to restart on June 17

PUBLISHED: 15:42 28 May 2020 | UPDATED: 15:42 28 May 2020

A Premier League football with a PPE face mask

A Premier League football with a PPE face mask

PA Wire/PA Images

The 2019-20 Premier League season will restart on Wednesday June 17, with Arsenal visiting Manchester City and Aston Villa hosting Sheffield United.

Play was suspended on March 13 after Gunners head coach Mikel Arteta tested positive for coronavirus, with most clubs having nine games left to play.

A total of 92 fixtures are still to be played and the clash with Arteta’s former club at the Etihad Stadium represents the game in hand both clubs have on the rest of the division.

You may also want to watch:

A full fixture list will then be played on the weekend of June 19-21 with all matches being behind closed doors.

Premier League clubs returned to small group training, non-contact sessions last week and this week voted to start contact training in the next phase of their return to action protocol.

A total of 2,752 tests have been carried out across the league and 12 have returned positive.

Liverpool are 25 points clear at the top of the table with Arsenal in ninth place, one point behind north London neighbours Tottenham.

West Ham United lie in 16th place, outside the relegation zone on goal difference.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the East London Advertiser. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Latest East London Sports News

Yesterday, 19:31

Zak Crawley stepped up with the highest score of his short Test career as England established a hard-fought lead in the first Test but a late surge from the West Indies bowlers left the tourists sensing a day five victory at the Ageas Bowl.

Yesterday, 17:00

West Ham United boss David Moyes says they can use previous relegation battle experiences to drive them on ahead of clash with Norwich City.

Yesterday, 15:39

West Ham’s Michail Antonio put his impressive goalscoring down to manager David Moyes, following a morale-boosting 4-0 win at Premier League basement boys Norwich.

Yesterday, 14:46

Michail Antonio netted all four goals as West Ham moved six points clear of the relegation zone and sent Norwich back to the Championship.

Yesterday, 12:00

Golf, like most sports, has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic this year.

Yesterday, 09:30

West Ham United manager David Moyes insists midfielder Mark Noble will be always play a vital part despite losing his place after picking up a hamstring injury.

Yesterday, 09:00

With more grassroots sport now getting the green light to return to action, we take a look back at some of the recent happenings at the elite level.

Yesterday, 07:00

West Ham United manager David Moyes says his players know exactly what is at stake as they head into a vital clash against fellow Premier League strugglers Norwich City.

PROMOTED CONTENT

People across the country are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by following official advice and staying safe.

The NHS Test and Trace service brings together testing, contact tracing and outbreak management into an end-to-end service to stop the spread of the virus and help us move out of lockdown.

The UK Government has launched a campaign to shine a light on businesses and employees across the country who have responded to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in remarkable ways and are now going back to business.

Most read sport

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Docklands and East London Advertiser
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now

Most Read

Latest from the East London Advertiser