Premier League return could see 10 hours of games on TV every Saturday & Sunday

The Premier League‘s return could see a 10-hour run of games broadcast live every Saturday and Sunday, with five fixtures shown back-to-back on both weekend days. The 20 clubs are due to meet again on Thursday morning in what could see a restart date for the 2019/20 campaign determined, after a vote to introduce contact […]

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EFL to use points per game to determine final tables promoting Leeds and West Brom, Stevenage facing drop as League Two bid to remove relegation rejected

The English Football League has dealt a blow to Stevenage by announcing League Two’s plan to scrap relegation at the end of the 2019/20 season goes against the integrity of the competition. League Two clubs voted last week to end their campaign early due to the coronavirus pandemic, but proposed the removal of relegation as […]

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Coronavirus wrap: Premier League could be free-to-air as sport task-force formed

Premier League matches have moved closer to being broadcast free-to-air, while the Government has announced the formation of a task-force to help sport resume in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Oliver Dowden, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, said he had “productive discussions” with top-flight officials, and believes such a […]

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Fans given boost over hopes of free-to-air Premier League games when season returns as sports minister says it would be a ‘win-win’ situation

Some Premier League games could be shown ‘free-to-air’ when the season resumes, the government’s sports minister said. The top flight of English football could return next month under the current Project Restart plans. crown copyright Oliver Dowden said productive talks had been held with the Premier League, FA and EFL Sky and BT Sport have […]

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The ‘sporting integrity’ of the League One season is already beyond repair and it’s time to protect our clubs – Tom Leach

Sporting Integrity. It’s become to buzz phrase of the week when it comes to Coventry City ‘s promotion hopes. “We must protect the sporting integrity of the competition,” chairman have yelled at the prospect of the season ending without the final games being played – but what on earth does it mean? Ever-vocal Peterborough United […]

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Premier League ordered to show free-to-air games and share money to restart | Football

The Premier League has been told by the government it must show some matches on free-to-air TV and put more money into the Football League and grassroots game as a condition for restarting this season. The demands were made by the culture secretary, Oliver Dowden, at a meeting on Thursday at which he gave the […]

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Anniversary Games in London cancelled as Diamond League unveils new calendar

The Anniversary Games has been cancelled as the Diamond League announced a new provisional calendar for 2020. The series has been forced to reschedule and cancel events because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Anniversary Games, London’s Diamond League event which was scheduled for July 4 and 5, was cancelled on Tuesday in a massive financial […]

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The Verdict on Project Restart plans to stage Premier League games at neutral venues

Sporting Life · Journalist Last Updated 16:46 · May 05, 2020 · 10 min read One of the main facets of the Premier League’s ‘Project Restart’ is games at neutral venues, but is this the right move? Our football team discuss. Dale Tempest (@SkyBet_Dale) One of the great benefits of being a bookmaker is that […]

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St George’s Park could be used to host all remaining Premier League fixtures to ‘get the games done’, says Alan Brazil

Alan Brazil has suggested playing all the remaining Premier League games at St George’s Park to get the 2019/20 season completed. The coronavirus pandemic has seen all football across Europe suspended and some top flight leagues, like in France and the Netherlands, have ended early. Getty Images – Getty St George’s Park opened in 2012 […]

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