Monday's Most Important Stories: UK football to continue despite ministers raising concern; Arteta describes "strange feeling" of continuing play amid worsening outbreak

11 January 2021

Tottenham
Photo: PA Images Players ignored official guidelines by hugging during goal celebrations in several FA Cup matches this weekend, prompting a senior government source to say the breaches were not helping ministers persuade the government to permit football to continue.
Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

1. UK football to continue despite ministers raising concern

Football in the UK is set to continue despite fears that multiple failures to follow social distancing rules could jeopardise the fight to maintain elite sport during the intensifying Covid-19 crisis, according to the Times.

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