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The audience returns to the stadiums for the last two rounds of the Premier League

The audience returns to the stadiums for the last two rounds of the Premier League

Premier League executive director Richard Master hopes up to 10,000 fans will be able to attend the matches of the last two rounds of the season. It is expected that each of the 20 clubs will have one home game in front of an audience at the end of the campaign.

"The government's roadmap is really welcome, it presents a plan for the return of fans to the stadiums. We hope that the last two rounds of the season will be able to admit up to 10 thousand fans in each match. We need to go through these first initial steps. It will be a fantastic finale of our season ", commented Masters.

As part of the government's action plan, fans can return to the stadiums in limited numbers from May 17.

Nine Premier League clubs, including Manchester United and Liverpool, will be eligible to host 10,000 fans in the stadiums, as they are justified because the facilities can accommodate more than 40,000 spectators.

The remaining stadiums will be able to open only a quarter of their capacity, which means that Fulham will welcome only 4,750 spectators in its final match of the season at Craven Cottage.

The penultimate round, which is scheduled to be played on May 15, is expected to be postponed a few days later so that the matches can be played in front of an audience.

The final round is on Sunday, May 23.

Fans originally returned to the stadiums in December, although it was not allowed everywhere due to local restrictions.

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