Boris Johnson has reported football fans ought to be permitted back to sports stadiums in the United Kingdom from October in a huge boost for the following Premier League season.
The Prime Minister made the declaration on Friday July 17, in the most recent lifting of the UK’s lockdown.
Supporters have been restricted from entering stadiums since football returned so as to stop the spread of Coronavirus. However, in his declaration, Boris uncovered fans might be permitted back at an early stage in the 2020-21 season, while pilot tests will start in August with the end goal of having fans in stadiums as quickly as time permits.
‘From August 1, we will restart indoor performance to a live audience, subject to the success of pilots, and we will also pilot larger gatherings in venues like sports stadia, with a view to a wider reopening in the autumn.
‘From October, we intend to bring back audiences in stadia. Again, these changes must be done in a Covid-secure way, subject to the successful outcome of pilots.’.