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Premier League suspended due to Coronavirus

The English premier league has been suspended due to the outbreak of coronavirus.

The Football Association has also postponed England’s international friendly matches against Italy and Denmark, slated for the 27th and 31st of March respectively, while the FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship fixtures have also been postponed.

The Premier League has now postponed its entire fixture list until April 4, becoming the latest sporting body to take action to combat the threat of coronavirus.
On Thursday, Arsenal’s manager Arteta and Chelsea striker Hudson Odoi were tested positive for the virus which was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, WHO.
UEFA members will meet on Tuesday to discuss how best to proceed with domestic and European club competitions amid the coronavirus pandemic – with Euro 2020 likely to be postponed until next summer.

The meeting, which will be held via video conference, will see the 55 member associations discuss the issue and how it might affect Euro 2020, which is scheduled to begin on June 12.

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