English fans will be able to return to the stadiums during the last two days of the championship for home games and subject to the relaxation of health restrictions envisaged by the British government, the Premier League said on Wednesday.

"The Premier League has confirmed that public attendance for the last two days of the season will be limited to home team supporters, subject to government easing of health restrictions," the organization said in a statement. communicated.

The government roadmap provides that from May 17, the stadiums can accommodate 10,000 people or 25% of their maximum attendance.

21,000 supporters for the Cup final

The Premier League has changed its schedule to ensure that all teams have the opportunity to play at home before the end of the league: Matchday 37 will be on May 18-19 and the final matches will all be on Sunday May 23 at 4:00 p.m. "The fans missed a lot during the meetings but this decision marks a decisive step forward towards full stadiums, including with the supporters of the visiting teams, at the start of the 2021-2022 season", hopes the Premier League.

The public has already returned in several matches, with around 8,000 people for Manchester City's League Cup victory on April 24 at Wembley (London).

21,000 supporters are expected for the Leicester-Chelsea FA Cup final on May 15 in these same stands.

More than 34 million Britons have received a first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, and new infections and hospitalizations are down.

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