Premier League gone surely...

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Premier League gone surely...

Post by thatdberight » Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:27 pm

Arteta's positive test surely the last straw...
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Re: Premier League gone...

Post by tim_noone » Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:29 pm

thatdberight wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:27 pm
Arteta's positive test surely the last straw...
What you think this weekends games will get called off? :D oh Dear.
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Post by cricketfieldclarets » Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:29 pm

He will have been in contact with all of arsenals team. All of whom will have been in contact with plenty themselves.

Six degrees of separation means likely most premier league clubs will be affected if arteta is.
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Re: Premier League gone...

Post by cricketfieldclarets » Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:29 pm

tim_noone wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:29 pm
What you think this weekends games will get called off?
Surely not... :?

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Post by thatdberight » Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:30 pm

tim_noone wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:29 pm
What you think this weekends games will get called off?
F1 in Australia was called off at similar short notice. Wouldn't surprise me. Let's see. They might limp through this weekend in part. It's a confused situation and difficult decision for decision makers in all industries.
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Post by ksrclaret » Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:31 pm

Misleading thread title. Mods please delete.
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Re: Premier League gone...

Post by thatdberight » Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:32 pm

ksrclaret wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:31 pm
Misleading thread title. Mods please delete.
Amended. You're right, the "surely" should have been in the title.

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Post by thelaughingclaret » Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:33 pm

Arsenals game and most probably our game with city will be off this weekend due to infections in the first team/first team staff. Leicester’s could be off as well if any of the players isolating are found to be positive. I’d be surprised if any premier league games go ahead at this moment.

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Post by ElectroClaret » Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:33 pm

PL goes ahead as planned this weekend up to press.
(BBC)

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Post by thelaughingclaret » Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:35 pm

ElectroClaret wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:33 pm
PL goes ahead as planned this weekend up to press.
(BBC)
That was said a few hours ago. Things at the moment are changing quickly. Don’t be surprised if in less then 24 hours time that message is different.
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Post by TVC15 » Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:00 pm

https://twitter.com/footballespana_/sta ... 54593?s=08

Just a matter of time I’m afraid.

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Post by claretburns » Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:29 pm

Premier League meeting tomorrow, all 20 clubs want to have 1 strategy, postponing all 10 games this weekend a possibility.

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Post by Leisure » Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:32 pm

claretburns wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:29 pm
Premier League meeting tomorrow, all 20 clubs want to have 1 strategy, postponing all 10 games this weekend a possibility.
Arsenal game already off.

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Post by AshevilleNCClaret » Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:45 pm

Bold prediction.
Burnley beat man city.
Liverpool win
PL calls off the rest of the season after this.
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Football Expects Suspension possibly even today

Post by elwaclaret » Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:51 am

Tranmere’s Chairman on Radio four gave an interview on radio four about half an hour ago.

Arteta, has tested positive as has someone at Chelsea.

He expects the league to be suspendended and the Champaion League to be suspended at this point.

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Re: Premier League gone surely...

Post by thatdberight » Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:43 am

Everton in isolation now...

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Post by Paul Waine » Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:43 am

Times reporting all Premier League games off, subject to confirmation with 10:30 meeting.

Euro 2020 will now be Euro 2021.

More to follow.

Take care, everyone.

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Post by IanMcL » Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:45 am

Hanging by a thread.

Only the fittest survive.

Burnley, champions league!

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Re: Premier League gone surely...

Post by Darthlaw » Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:50 am

Covid 19 - Liverpool 18 (still) :twisted:
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Re: Premier League gone surely...

Post by Quickenthetempo » Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:51 am

Just seen that West Ham only have their stadium available until May before it's booked for other events.

It's one complete mess.

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Re: Premier League gone surely...

Post by cricketfieldclarets » Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:52 am

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:51 am
Just seen that West Ham only have their stadium available until May before it's booked for other events.

It's one complete mess.
They will have to ho back home... oh hang on.

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Re: Premier League gone surely...

Post by cricketfieldclarets » Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:52 am

Darthlaw wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:50 am
Covid 19 - Liverpool 18 (still) :twisted:
Brilliant.

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Re: Premier League gone surely...

Post by Claretincraven » Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:54 am

Imagine the meltdown if the rest of the season, along with promotion and relegation are cancelled.
Who will take it the worst? Our scouse friends in Liverpool or the supporters of the biggest club in Europe, Dirty Leeds?

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Post by Goobs » Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:59 am

Claretincraven wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:54 am
Imagine the meltdown if the rest of the season, along with promotion and relegation are cancelled.
Who will take it the worst? Our scouse friends in Liverpool or the supporters of the biggest club in Europe, Dirty Leeds?
As much as I wouldn't want Leeds to get promoted, I wouldn't want to see this happen and I am confident that it wouldn't. If Euro 2021 is delayed then games will be finished throughout the summer with the possiblity of delaying next season and utilising more midweek spots as required.

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Post by Paul Waine » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:15 am

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:51 am
Just seen that West Ham only have their stadium available until May before it's booked for other events.

It's one complete mess.
What other events?

Athletics in hazmat suits?
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Post by Quickenthetempo » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:17 am

Claretincraven wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:54 am
Imagine the meltdown if the rest of the season, along with promotion and relegation are cancelled.
Who will take it the worst? Our scouse friends in Liverpool or the supporters of the biggest club in Europe, Dirty Leeds?
Burnley wouldn't be very happy as we would lose the money for finishing high up. 20m?

Players out of contract in June. It might force us to give players an extra years contract just to finish the season with a squad?

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Post by ClaretAndJew » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:18 am

Announcement at 11am

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Re: Premier League gone surely...

Post by Zlatan » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:19 am

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:51 am
Just seen that West Ham only have their stadium available until May before it's booked for other events.

It's one complete mess.
they could play at a local football league ground, Leyton Orient for example :twisted:

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Post by claretburns » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:20 am

Bournemouth now self-isolating after 5 staff members showed symptoms

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Post by Bordeauxclaret » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:21 am

England cricket tour of Sri Lanka postponed now.

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Post by dsr » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:21 am

If they can't play now, then presumably they can't play at all until things get better. And there aren't any reasonable forecasts that I can see that say that will be before the end of summer. If they can't going to follow the government's "carry on as normal" policy, then they can't finish the season.

Maybe they will finish the season in Autumn, if it becomes possible, and then play a half-season with only 19 games instead of 38? Restricted relegation and promotion? How extreme are they willing to go?

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Post by cricketfieldclarets » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:24 am

On the plus side maybe Hendrick will retract on his Celtic move and get a bit of security here.
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Post by Quickenthetempo » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:25 am

Paul Waine wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:15 am
What other events?

Athletics in hazmat suits?
https://www.london-stadium.com/events/index.html

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Post by Gordaleman » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:28 am

Imagine if the Liverpool derby is played behind closed doors on Monday. Thousands of fans will still turn up at the ground to try and create an atmosphere, so they might as well be inside.

Prior to all seater stadiums there was little if any segregation in Liverpool Everton games as everyone gets on well. Imagine if fans gathered outside at a Utd City game or between Arsenal Spurs though. There would be mayhem.

That's why postponement is a better option than playing behind closed doors. The police are going to have enough on their plates without trying to control fighting fans.

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Post by claretonthecoast1882 » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:29 am

Can see it being games postponed for 2-3 weeks then playing the games after that
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Re: Premier League gone surely...

Post by Gordaleman » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:31 am

PL to be suspended until at least 4th April.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/live/football/51867944
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Re: Premier League gone surely...

Post by Paul Waine » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:32 am

Yes, I get it, there are other events scheduled. Which ones of those do you see going ahead?

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Post by Spijed » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:32 am

I suspect all those events are no longer set in stone and when it comes to re-arrangements organisations will be more accommodating anyway.

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Post by Bordeauxclaret » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:33 am

Can you cancel sky sports for 3 weeks?
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Re: Premier League gone surely...

Post by tiger76 » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:34 am

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:29 am
Can see it being games being postponed for 2-3 weeks then playing the games after that
That seems to be the logic,get to the international break and then reassess,whether the situation will improve in that time who knows,but i don't see any other viable options in the short term.

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Post by ElectroClaret » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:55 am

Confirmed... EFL games postponed till April 3rd.
(Fivelive)

They're saying PL expected to follow suit.

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Re: Premier League gone surely...

Post by Steve1956 » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:57 am

No football..no sport at all...WTF are we all going to do,while we batten down the hatches,maybe a bit of bedroom gymnastics with the wife might come into play...its been a while :D

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Post by BOYSIE31 » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:57 am

All suspended until April 4th

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Re: Football Expects Suspension possibly even today

Post by Chester Perry » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:58 am

UEFA has stalled it's club competitions

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/51870540

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Re: Football Expects Suspension possibly even today

Post by Gordaleman » Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:00 am

EFL suspends matches until 3rd April. PL expected to follow suit.

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Re: Premier League gone surely...

Post by Bosscat » Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:03 am

Steve1956 wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:57 am
No football..no sport at all...WTF are we all going to do,while we batten down the hatches,maybe a bit of bedroom gymnastics with the wife might come into play...its been a while :D
Expect a baby boom in 9 months time then ohhhh hang on a minute 🤣🤣🤣

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Re: Football Expects Suspension possibly even today

Post by wilks_bfc » Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:03 am

PL now suspended

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Breaking news, all English football suspended

Post by MACCA » Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:03 am

As title until 3rd of April at the very earliest

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Post by jrgbfc » Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:04 am

Claretincraven wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:54 am
Imagine the meltdown if the rest of the season, along with promotion and relegation are cancelled.
Who will take it the worst? Our scouse friends in Liverpool or the supporters of the biggest club in Europe, Dirty Leeds?
Not a chance of that happening.

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Re: Premier League gone surely...

Post by ClaretTony » Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:05 am

Sky reporting that Premier League suspended until 3rd April but league not confirmed it yet

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