Premier League Releases Statement Over Away Supporters for Final Two Matchdays of 2020/21 Season

Premier League Releases Statement Over Away Supporters for Final Two Matchdays of 2020/21 Season

- Premier League season is coming to an end and only home fans will be allowed for the last two games

- The FA has stated that 10,000 home supporters will be allowed into the match venues if lockdown is eased

- However, no away supporter will be allowed into any of the football facility

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About 10,000 home fans will be allowed into the stadium in the final two rounds of this season’s Premier League according to the Football Association.

This will be subject to government easing the lockdown restrictions as scheduled for May 17 as matchday 37 will hold on May 18 & 19.

It was however confirmed that away supporters will not be allowed into match venues for the final two rounds of the 2020/21 season.

However, a decision has now been taken to limit this to home spectators. The statement said via the PL official website:

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"Following consultation with clubs, it was agreed matches would not be open to away supporters due to varying operational challenges across the league and the need to deliver a consistent approach, while maximising the opportunity for home-fan attendance.
"Fans have been greatly missed at Premier League matches and this marks a key step towards full stadiums, including away fans, from the start of the 2021/22 season."
Premier League Releases Statement Over Away Supporters for Final Two Matchdays of 2020/21 Season
Premier League to witness fans in the stands in final two games of the season. Photo: Atilgan Ozdil
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Meanwhile, Manchester United could be slammed with points deduction after their fans invaded Old Trafford minutes before their crunch fixture against Liverpool.

The supporters protested against the owners of the club which led to the postponement of the encounter on Sunday, May 2.

Premier League and the Football Association have now launched an investigation into the mass protest over the weekend. The organisers have asked the Red Devils to find the cause of the chaos.

Rules guiding the Premier League reveals that points can be deducted if a club fails to ensure the safety of players and staff, as well as entry and exit from the ground.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester City have reached their first-ever Champions League final following their 4-1 aggregate win over Paris Saint Germain in their semifinal fixtures.

The Premier League side kicked off the round with a 2-1 win in France with Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez helping their team to come back from a goal down in the early minutes of the game.

And they finished what they started at the Etihad Stadium with another outstanding performance that saw them claim a 2-0 win courtesy of Riyad Mahrez after the regulation period.

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