Banned: Premier League clubs can’t play overseas friendlies in winter break
13 June 2019
Premier League clubs won’t be allowed to play prestige friendlies overseas in the new mid-season break, says reports.
Clubs will still be allowed to travel away to train in warmer, sunnier places.
With the Premier League fixtures just announced, some clubs were probably hoping to arrange a prestige mid-season friendly overseas to increase their commercial income in the new winter break.
But the FA has put its foot down and said they are not allowed, according to The Sun.
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