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13th March 2020

Breaking: Premier League Fixtures Suspended Until April

BY: Ben Dain-Smith

This comes after a meeting between the sport's top chiefs on their approach to the Coronavirus pandemic, after Arsenal Head Coach, Mikel Arteta and Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi both tested positive for Covid-19.

All other English football leagues have followed suit, with Cardiff and Swansea City's "Championship" also on hold until April.

It is understood that 3 Leicester City players are being tested for the disease, while Everton Football Club announced on Thursday that the squad were self isolating due to some players exhibiting potential symptoms.

The league had been told to carry on as normal by the government which said the risk of catching COVID-19 in a stadium was low

A number of sports tournaments and competitions have been put on hold around the globe, including the NBA basketball season and all of the US PGA's scheduled golf tournaments for the next three weeks.

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