Premier League to go on mid-season break

WASSCE 2018 for Private Candidates GCE (2nd Series Aug/Oct 2018) – International Timetable – Click Here!

FGA Suleja 2018 Final Admission List Is Out – Click Here to See FULL LIST

The English FA will go ahead with plans to implement a mid-season Premier League break “very soon”, the governing body’s chief executive, Martin Glenn has said. The British media are reporting confirmation should come in the next two weeks.

Talks have been continuing between the FA, Premier League and Football League regarding the proposal. They look at the possibility of bringing their fixture schedule more in line with the top leagues in Germany, France, Italy and Spain.

British media on Wednesday reported that the break for Premier League teams would be staggered over two weekends.

10 teams are expected to play one weekend and the other 10 the next weekend, giving each club a two-week rest from the competition. “We’ve (been) working closer and more collaboratively with the professional game than at any time in recent years.

Read Also  Arsenal Fan Slumps, Dies In Imo As Club Concedes Goal To Stoke City

“Very soon this will pay dividends with the creation of a mid-season break,” Glenn said in a statement released on the FA website.

Download e-books for education and research for FREE - Click Here

Glenn added that the winter break, which British media reported would be brought in during the 2019-20 season, was a “much-needed improvement” for clubs and the England team.

Read Also  NANS To FG: Resolve NBBF Crises In 21 Days

Sky Sports reported that the details of a winter break are expected to be confirmed in the next two weeks. A winter break has long been mooted in the Premier League, not least by overseas coaches who have argued that the existing schedule is too taxing on players.

There have been suggestions that the lack of a break leaves Premier League players exhausted for international competitions such as the World Cup which starts in Russia next month.


Do You Know Nigeria? Attempt 10 simple questions on Nigeria for FREE and Win FREE N500 Airtime – Click Here to Participate!

For your news articles, press release, Breaking News, send e-mail to [email protected]

Click Here to Join Newsnow Nigeria WhatsApp Group for Breaking News Alerts Get the latest BREAKING NEWS inside your e-mail address inbox; fill the form below and click the subscribe button

Read Also  Arsenal 3:0 Bournermouth - Match Report (Watch Video of All Goals & Highlights)

Read Related News....