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Aston Villa defender Tyrone Mings says players were the “last to be consulted” over the Premier League’s “financially driven” plan to restart in June.
The teams that have played a game fewer than the rest will start the league when it resumes so that all the teams will be on the same page in terms of games played.
A third first-team player from Brighton & Hove Albion tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, the Premier League club’s chief executive Paul Barber has confirmed.
The Premier League said it will send warning to clubs at a meeting on Monday, not to vote against the season restarting at neutral venues, as it could cost them more than relegation.
Only individual Premier League players who test positive for coronavirus will be quarantined rather than whole squads as plans for Project Restart gather pace.
According to The Sun, Manchester United are prepared to step up their interest in signing Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish after monitoring his progress over the past 18 months.
The Premier League is determined to complete the season stalled by the COVID-19 pandemic but is “nowhere near” finding a formula that would allow it to do so, Aston Villa chief executive Christian Purslow has said.
Up to nine Premier League clubs will let their players skip Project Restart over fears they could infect their families with coronavirus.
The Premier League is adamant that it can overcome huge logistical challenges to get players back on the pitch during the coronavirus crisis but has long since accepted there will be no fans in the stadiums.
The Premier League has to consider the personal situation of all players and understand their right to refuse a return to action when the season stalled by the novel coronavirus resumes, former Watford forward Marvin Sordell has said.
Shorter matches are one of the measures being considered by the Premier League for when football restarts, according to the chief executive of the Professional Footballers’ Association, Gordon Taylor.
Former Aston Villa attacker Nii Odartey Lamptey has advised compatriot and Atletico Madrid ace Thomas Partey against making a move to England.
The Premier League is pushing ahead with plans to resume the 2019/20 season, but there are some roadblocks to navigate.
All 20 Premier League chiefs met yesterday and agreed that no team will be allowed to play games at home and match venues will be kept secret until the last minute in order to prevent fans from congregating outside the ground.
Rio Ferdinand has advised Manchester United to move for Saul Niguez, Thomas Partey and Wilfred Ndidi in the summer transfer window.
Aston Villa’s players and first-team coaches and senior management have agreed to defer 25% of their wages for four months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Premier League club said on Saturday.
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
The Ebonyi state coordinator of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Mr. Christopher Onyekachi, says most government officials are ignorant of human rights.
The Lagos State Government has announced the recovery and discharge of 21 more coronavirus patients, who tested negative twice to the virus.
The global oil market remains dull as 50 unsold cargoes of Nigeria’s Bonny Light await buyers, indicating that the volatile market is still flooded with unsold stocks.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has revealed why President Muhammadu Buhari could not address the nation on May 29.
Lille president Gerard Lopez is prepared to reduce the asking price of Nigerian attacker Victor Oshimhen as he aims to listen to offer for the striker.