Latest statement regarding the COVID-19 pandemic
- Senior representatives from the PFA, Premier League, EFL & LMA met on 1 April 2020
- Meeting reiterated the overriding priority is the health of the nation
- The four bodies are set to meet again in the next 48 hours
Here's the latest statement from the PFA, Premier League, EFL and LMA regarding COVID-19.
Senior representatives from the PFA, Premier League, EFL and LMA met yesterday (1 April 2020) and shared a constructive meeting regarding the challenges facing the game as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The meeting reiterated that the overriding priority is the health and well-being of the nation - including that of players, coaches, managers, club staff and supporters – and everyone agreed football must only return when it is safe and appropriate to do so.
No decisions were taken today with discussions set to continue in the next 48 hours with a focus on several high-profile matters, including player wages and the resumption of the 2019/20 season.