The Premier League’s Association sent a categorical message, today, Wednesday, about the possibility of stopping the Premier League matches again, due to the emerging Coronavirus.
This came after announcing the postponement of 3 matches this season, due to the increase in the number of positive cases in the teams.
The association said, in an official statement: “The Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham match, scheduled for 6PM GMT this evening, has been postponed following the meeting of the League’s Board of Directors at noon.”
They added: “Fulham submitted a request to the League’s board of directors to postpone the match after the significant increase in Corona cases, in addition to other new infection’s cases among the players today.”
And they continued: “The League Council obtained the opinion of its medical advisors, and took the decision to postpone the match as a precaution, with priority given to the players and staff’s health, and the entire group will be re-tested immediately.”
They added also: “With a small number of positive cases in most clubs, the League still has full confidence in its Corona protocols, and in the ability to continue holding matches according to the scheduled calender.”
And they concluded: “The Association’s members wish Corona’s patients a safe and speedy recovery, and the postponed match between Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham will be scheduled later.”