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The 20 clubs in the English Premier League are expected to resume training in small groups today, May 19, 2020.
It comes after
shareholders of the English Premier League on Monday, May 18, 2020, voted unanimously to return to small group training from Tuesday, May 19.
The Premier League made this known in a press statement released on Monday, May 18.
The various clubs held a meeting on Monday to discuss the situation, agreeing unanimously to step up training from Today.
During the meeting, the clubs also agreed on medical protocols in a bid to protect players from the effects of the coronavirus.
Below Is the Press Release
Premier League Shareholders today voted unanimously to return to small group training from tomorrow afternoon – the first step towards restarting the Premier League, when safe to do so.
Step One of the Return to Training Protocol enables squads to train while maintaining social distancing. Contact training is not yet permitted.
This first stage has been agreed in consultation with players, managers, Premier League club doctors, independent experts and the Government. Strict medical protocols of the highest standard will ensure everyone returns to training in the safest environment possible.
The health and wellbeing of all participants is the Premier League’s priority, and the safe return to training is a step-by-step process. Full consultation will now continue with players, managers, clubs, the PFA and LMA as protocols for full-contact training are developed.
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