Sports fans in England have received a major boost from the news that they will be allowed to return to the stadium and venues from 17 May.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson presented his roadmap to reduce the coronovirus lockdown ban on Monday.
Boris Johnson’s announcement on Monday gave a huge boost to fans across the country
Fans have been banned from visiting sports venues since the tier system was phased out in December.
But there is a renewed expectation that soon or later, after implementing the May benchmark in this country, things will start returning to some sort of normalcy.
Indoor events will be capped at a capacity of 50 percent or 1,000, whichever is less, while a maximum of 4,000 people will be allowed to participate in smaller outdoor events.
Up to 10,000 people or a quarter of capacity, whichever is smaller, will be allowed in larger locations such as Wembley.
Meanwhile, the government has also confirmed that it will run a series of pilot projects from April using better testing approaches and other measures to organize events with larger crowd sizes and social disturbances. Reduced to evaluate results.
This means fans from the League Cup Final (25 April) at Wembley, the Scottish Cup Final (8 May) at Hampden Park and the FA Cup Final (15 May) at Wemby can be present.
Wembley Stadium will host events such as the FA Cup Final – which can be used as a test event
The proposals rule out the possibility of supporters participating in regular season matches in the EFL, but this will not be the case for teams that will participate in the play-offs.
The EFL said in a statement released on Monday that it hoped “as many fans as possible” would be able to compete in the divisional play-off final in late May.
Under current guidelines, this would also mean thousands of fans flocking through the turnstiles for the final weekend of the Premier League season on 23 May.
The possibility of furthering the British and Irish lions’ tour from South Africa to Britain and Ireland has also come to a close after the government’s latest announcement.
With England’s legal limit on social contacts ending on 21 June, it is clearly changing the landscape on the subject.
Can AJ vs Fury in the UK?
So, in light of this, could Anthony Joshua’s much-awaited all-British performance with Tyson Fury also take place in Britain?
As it stands, possible locations for this grudge match could be Wembley, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and London Stadium, if the fight is not foreign.
And let’s not forget Euro 2020… England have a Wembley triple header against Croatia (13 June), Scotland (18 June) and the Czech Republic (23 June) in just 11 days.
The Telegraph says that senior FA officials have identified 24,000 spectators as having reasonable involvement in the confrontation of the ‘Battle of Britain’ – which takes place three days before the rules of social disturbance are lifted – and the government’s approval. Will push for
So what other UK sports events might be eager to attend? see below talkSPORT.com …
Major UK games this summer (from 17 May)
22 May: Women’s FA Cup Final at Wembley (Football)
29–31 May – Championship play-off final, Ligue 1 play-off final, Ligue 2 play-off final – Dates to be confirmed (Football)
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Man City’s female captain Steph Houghton won the FA Cup last year
11 June – 11 July: Euro 2020 will take place at 12 places – final at Wembley (Football)
June 13: England vs Croatia (Football)
June 15-19: Royal Ascot (Horse racing)
Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal ruled supreme at last year’s European Championships
June 18: England v Scotland (Football)
June 22: Czech Republic vs England (Football)
28 June-11 July: Wimbledon (Tennis)
29 June 1 and 4 July: ODI England vs Sri Lanka (Cricket)
8,10,13 July: ODI England-Pakistan (Cricket)
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Ben Stokes and his teammates are currently fighting in several Test matches against India.
13 July: Diamond League: Anniversary game at London Stadium (Athletics)
15 and 18 July: L’Open au Royal St George’s (Golf)
16, 18 and 20 July: England vs Pakistan T20 (Cricket)
Shane Laurie sealed the biggest win of his career in 2019 Open Championship
17 July: Challenge Cup Final at Wembley (Rugby competition)
July 18: British Grand Prix (formula One)
July August: Hundred (Cricket)
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