EFL says clubs cannot return to training before 25th May
14 May 2020
However, the EFL has provided clubs with protocols on how clubs can prepare appropriately.
A return to play behind closed doors will not rectify the financial damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
EFL clubs will not be allowed to return to training before 25th May as there are still a number of key issues needed to be sorted, including finalising a comprehensive Covid-19 testing programme for its members.
Pressure is growing on English football to make a definite decision on whether the season should be concluded or not. A number of other European leagues have signalled their intended return date, and the Bundesliga will become the first to reconvene on 16th May.
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