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5 January 2021

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Photo: PA Images Professional sport in England has been given the clear to go ahead as normal despite the UK entering its third national lockdown on Tuesday January 5th as cases soar amid the spread of a new variant of the coronavirus.
Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

1. English professional football exempt from lockdown as Premier League reports record positive cases

Professional sport in England has been given the clear to go ahead as normal, according to the Guardian, despite the UK entering its third national lockdown on Tuesday January 5th as cases soar amid the spread of a new variant of the coronavirus.

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