Fans Will Be Allowed Back In Stadiums For Final Day Of Premier League Season
Fans will be allowed back into stadiums for the final day of the Premier League season, according to reports.
Martin Lipton from The Sun says Prime Minister Boris Johnson will reopen turnstiles for the last round of fixtures in the English top flight.
It means huge games on the final matchday on 23 May could see up to 10,000 fans in attendance or grounds operating at 25 per cent of capacity.
Supporters have not been in the ground since December, where a small section were allowed in select stadiums for a brief period before another lockdown was announced.
Manchester City fans in particular are getting excited over the prospect of some fans being able to witness the sky blues lifting what could be a fifth Premier League title.
Ten points clear at the top of the table, Pep Guardiola's side host Everton at the Etihad Stadium on the final day.
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Other notable fixtures include Arsenal vs Brighton, Leicester vs Spurs, Liverpool vs Crystal Palace, Wolves vs Manchester United and Fulham vs Newcastle.
There is also optimism for fans of clubs in the lower leagues, as EFL play-off finals is also set to have fans in seats at Wembley.
The monumental games in the Championship, League One and League Two will take place on the weekend commencing 29 May.
Last week, it was reported that the FA told UEFA they hoped to have around 27,000 supporters at Wembley for the European Championships this summer.
The national stadium will play host to seven games in the Euros throughout June and July, including England vs Scotland, both semi-finals and the final.
The end of behind-closed-doors football will of course depend on the COVID-19 infection rate and the continuing of the vaccination programme in the United kingdom.
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