Wednesday's Most Important Stories: UK government considers allowing fans back before end of year; AS Roma appoint new general manager

18 November 2020

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Photo: PA Images "We are quietly optimistic that with all the work that is going on, and provided the second lockdown is successful for the government, that we would start to see fans come back to the stadium earlier in the new year than some people think," said Brighton & Hove Albion chief executive Paul Barber.
Emil Gjerding Nielson and Mads Meisner nielson@offthepitch.com

1. UK government considers allowing fans back before end of year

The UK government is considering plans to allow fans back into stadiums before the end of the year, despite a steep rise in Covid-19 cases in the UK and across the world. The proposals could come into effect at the end of the current national lockdown on 2nd December, according to the Guardian.

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