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The Premier League has been given the green light by UK PM Boris Johnson (Con) to restart the league behind closed doors no sooner than June 1st, pending an agreement between 14+ of the 20 clubs to continue the season as part of Project Restart. 

 

ESPN FC: 

 

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The Premier League has received the go-ahead from the United Kingdom government to resume behind closed doors from June 1, it was announced Monday.

 

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out a road map on Sunday evening to ease lockdown restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic, and a full report has since been released.

 

The 50-page document includes "permitting cultural and sporting events to take place behind closed-doors for broadcast, while avoiding the risk of large-scale social contact," but this cannot happen before June 1.

 

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Clubs are split about the prospect of the Premier League returning, with a majority of 14 votes from the division's 20 teams required to pass any decision. The Premier League were not immediately available for comment following the publication of the government's report.

 

 

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JGibson

Bundesliga resumed today.  In the Revierderby, BVB thumped Schalke 4-0. 

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skyandground

Time for Julian Brandt to shine!:clap3:

 

 

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JGibson

Per Spanish PM Pedro Sánchez, La Liga in Spain is set to return on June 8th to finish out the 2019-20 season. 

 

Sky Sports: 

 

 

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La Liga has been given the green light to restart from June 8, following guidelines from Spain's Ministry of Health.

La Liga has yet to officially confirm a date on which it will resume, although president Javier Tebas had said previously he hoped the season could do so from June 12.

 

 

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JGibson

The Premier League is coming back on June 17th, with Man City v. Arsenal and Aston Villa v. Sheffield United being the first games back from COVID-19 pause. A full slate of matches will begin the weekend of June 20th. The FA Cup will happen on August 8th.

 

 

James Olley at ESPN:  

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The Premier League is set to resume on June 17 after the clubs gave "Project Restart" the green light at a shareholders meeting on Thursday.

Sources have told ESPN that Manchester City vs. Arsenal and Aston Villa at home to Sheffield United will be the first fixtures, taking all teams to 29 matches played.

 

 

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JGibson

Who's ready for the return of the Premier League next week? 

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JGibson

La Liga and Serie A are back in action.

 

On Wednesday, the Premier League will be back.

 

Tomorrow, Bayern Munich can clinch yet another Bundesliga title. 

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JGibson

Ugh. Just so angry with Arsenal losing not just Bernd Leno to a gruesome injury, but also a 1-0 lead and the game 2-1 to Brighton and Hove Albion.

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JGibson

The wait is over, Liverpool fans! For the first time in the Premier League history and the first time since 1990, Liverpool have won a top-flight title, thanks to Chelsea's 2-1 win over Man City.

 

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JGibson

2019-20 Bundesliga:

Bayern Munich won the league.

Bayern, Dortmund, RB Leipzig, and Borussia Mönchengladbach make the UCL. Bayer Leverkusen, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, and Wolfsburg make the UEL.

Fortuna Düsseldorf and SC Paderborn are relegated to 2. Bundesliga for next season. 

Arminia Bielefeld and VfB Stuttgart are promoted to the Bundesliga for next season.

Werder Bremen and 1. FC Heidenheim are in a relegation/promotion playoff to determine whether Werder stays in the Bundesliga or Heidenheim get promoted instead. 

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tbhmatt

Liverpool stormed the league this season, I wonder if they’ll keep the momentum going like Man City have these past few years. 
 

The race for European football has been more exciting to watch this year. It’s great seeing teams like Wolves, Leicester and Sheffield Utd in the mix.
 

Also, does anyone else on here play FPL? I have both Greenwood & Martial in my squad but decided to captain Salah :rip:

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JGibson

A bad day for my Arsenal, as the blow yet another 1-nil lead, and lose 2-1 to Sp*rs.

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JGibson

Manchester City's 2-year European competition ban has been overturned, allowing them to participate in the UCL next year. This ruling keeps the traditional Top 4 for UCL qualifying intact. 

 

BBC:

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Manchester City have successfully overturned their two-year ban from European club competitions.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) announced the club were cleared of "disguising equity funds" on Monday.

 

 

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LookinAssHittas

Arsenal!!!! :jonny6:

 

What a great win against Manchester City today! This season has been terrible but hopefully we get to end on a high and win the FA Cup :party:

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27 minutes ago, LookinAssHittas said:

Arsenal!!!! :jonny6:

 

What a great win against Manchester City today! This season has been terrible but hopefully we get to end on a high and win the FA Cup :party:

Preach! 

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JGibson

The 2019-20 Premier League season has concluded. 


NOTES:

- Liverpool are the champions. 

- Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea, and Manchester United make the Champions League for the 2020-21 season.

- Leicester City and Spurs make the Europa League.

- Wolverhampton can make the Europa League if Chelsea wins the FA Cup Final; otherwise, Arsenal takes the final Europa berth if they win the FA Cup Final.

- Bournemouth, Watford, and Norwich get relegated to the Championship.

- Leeds United and West Brom get promoted to the Premier League.

- One of Brentford, Cardiff City, Fulham, or Swansea will be the final promoted team, as they compete in a playoff for that spot. 

- Leicester's Jamie Vardy gets the Golden Boot with 23 goals, with Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Southampton's Danny Ings close behind at 22 goals. 

- Manchester City's Ederson gets the Golden Glove, with 16 clean sheets, with Burnley's Nick Pope close behind at 15. 

 

 

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JGibson

Arsenal come back to beat Chelsea 2-1 to win the FA Cup. 

I am overjoyed that Arsenal won the FA Cup in their worst league season since the mid-90s; as a result, we're Europa League-bound. Mikel Arteta has done some tweaking and swamp-draining to improve the Gunners. 

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JGibson

After a 1-year tour of duty in the Championship, Fulham are back in the Premier League, as they defeated Brentford 2-1 in extra time. 

 

Sports Illustrated:

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Fulham is headed back to the Premier League, and it's doing so after an outrageous goal in extra time and then another for good measure from Joe Bryan.

Bryan's long-range free kick caught Brentford by surprise in the 105th minute before he scored again in the 117th of a 2-1 triumph, which sends the Cottagers back to the top flight and denied Brentford what would have been its first place in the top division in 73 years.

For the opener Bryan lined up for a free kick some 40 yards out, appearing to survey his options for what looked to be a ball he'd serve to a teammate. Instead, he put his chance on frame, and Brentford goalkeeper David Raya was slow to react, watching the ball bounce into the back of the net to break a deadlock.

 

 

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Green

Both Real Madrid and Juventus eliminated today from the Champions League  :sistrens: 

 

Manchester City and Lyon advance to the next round

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Riha'love

Man City :clap3::clap3:

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