Following the outbreak of coronavirus in the world and growing strength of disease in the United Kingdom, The governing bodies of footballing activities which includes Premier League, Football Association (FA), Woman Super League and Club owners have come to an agreement to postponed the future fixtures till April 4.
The Premier League has issued an official statement through their website concerning the postponement which reads;
“Following a meeting of Shareholders today, it was unanimously decided to suspend the Premier League with the intention of returning on 4 April, subject to medical advice and conditions at the time.
Premier League Chief Executive Richard Masters said: “Above all, we wish Mikel Arteta and Callum Hudson-Odoi speedy recoveries, and everyone else affected by COVID-19.
“In this unprecedented situation, we are working closely with our clubs, Government, The FA and EFL and can reassure everyone the health and welfare of players, staff and supporters are our priority.”
Despite the challenges, it is the Premier League’s aim to reschedule the displaced fixtures, including those played by Academy sides, when it is safe to do so.
In this fast-moving environment, further updates will be provided when appropriate.”