Confident on June return, Premier League chief executive says "curtailment is still a possibility"

25 May 2020

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Photo: PA Images There is "optimism" fans can attend matches next season, according to Premier League chief executive Richard Masters.

There is "optimism" fans can attend matches next season, according to Richard Masters.

The league will not allow the return of contact training before it is safe to do so.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The Premier League is "as confident as we can be" about rebooting the season in June, according to its chief executive, Richard Masters.

The English top flight has said it is hoping to reconvene on 12th June and has outlined some plans of its so-called Project Restart resumption strategy. Secretary of State for Digital,

Culture, Media and Sport, Oliver Dowden, earlier this month said the UK government supported the return of professional football in June.

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