In a recent announcement, Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlined a roadmap for the easing of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, which included a date for the return of fans to the Premier League.
The announcement stated that, from May 17, larger football stadiums will be allowed up to 10,000 fans or a quarter full, meaning that in a season many fans would like to forget, come the concluding weekend, they will be in attendance to witness the final day drama.
Fans to Make Premier League Return
Just in Time for Final Day Drama
The final day of the Premier League season is always dramatic, as several narratives conclude. And this season will be no different. For once, as it stands, we’ll see some normality in the sport we all love.
As all great Premier League seasons tend to do, too, many sides are setting up for a final day to remember. The relegation battle concludes on the last day with two candidates squaring off in Fulham and Newcastle.
The fans in attendance could swing that tie either way- creating a moment to remember for both sides.
The heavily congested top-four battle concludes with Liverpool, backed by Anfield at its best, up against Crystal Palace. Meanwhile, Chelsea travel to Aston Villa, Everton travel to Manchester City, and Leicester City host Tottenham Hotspur.
It is looking likely to be a final day to remember and a day made all the more special with the return of the fans.
FA Cup Could Be Used as Test Event
Despite being played on May 15, two days before the date set for the return of fans, the FA Cup final could reportedly be used as a test event before the final weekend of Premier League action.
This would provide the government with an insight as to whether fans can, indeed, make a safe return.
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