Latest statement from the English Football League
- Latest from the EFL regarding the outbreak of Covid-19
- No further decisions have been made by the EFL
- Further meetings to take place next week
The Premier League, EFL and PFA met today and discussed the growing seriousness of the COVID19 pandemic.
It was stressed that the thoughts of all three organisations continue to be with everyone affected by the virus.
The Premier League, EFL and PFA agreed that difficult decisions will have to be taken in order to mitigate the economic impact of the current suspension of professional football in England and agreed to work together to arrive at shared solutions.
The leagues will not recommence until April 30 at the earliest. They will only do so when it is safe and conditions allow.
Further meetings will take place next week with a view to formulating a joint plan to deal with the difficult circumstances facing the leagues, their clubs, players, staff and fans.