Premier League sides push for top-flight season restart

Tottenham Hotspur has re-opened its facilities for players to train individually in preparation for a possible Premier League restart.

Premier League sides push for top-flight season restart

English Premier League (EPL) clubs are pushing for a return to action, following the league’s suspension earlier in the year.

There have been no matches played in the top flight since 9 March, as the fixtures were postponed indefinitely in response to the current global pandemic.

Spurs become latest EPL club to join ‘Project Restart’

There is no set date for when the league will return to action, but several clubs have reopened doors to players in the hopes that the campaign will be completed.

London clubs, Arsenal and West Ham, as well as Brighton and Hove Albion were the first to open their facilities for players to train individually, and have now been joined by Tottenham Hotspur.

Spurs issued out a statement on Tuesday, outlining the strict social distancing conditions players will be training under.

“No more than one player per pitch will be permitted at any one time to undertake on-pitch exercise, with only a restricted number of the squad coming to the training centre each day,” a Tottenham statement said.

“Each player will travel independently and arrive at the facilities already dressed in training wear before returning home immediately after they have concluded their session.”

Tottenham Hotspur

Time running out for Premier League

Key Premier League stakeholders are set to meet on Friday, with one of the items on the agenda expected to be a possible restart, reportedly set for 8 June.

This would require that teams return to full training by 18 May.

The Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) say players should not be put at risk too soon.

“We have reiterated that players are not just footballers but partners, fathers, mothers, sons and daughters who share the same health concerns as everyone else during this pandemic,” said PFA deputy chief executive Bobby Barnes. “We have been assured of the intentions of all that there would be no resumption unless guarantees of safety could be given to the players.”

Professional Footballers Association

Liverpool have a 25-point gap at the top of the Premier Lague standings, and are in pole position for a first title in 30 years.

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Watch: Uzalo latest Episode 61 S6 Tuesday, 28 April 2020

In today’s episode of Uzalo: Mondli complicates the situation even more for Lilly, Nomcebo is not happy with the answer she gets from Qhabanga, and Nkunzi helps Sbu with his problem.

If you missed Monday’s episode, watch it here.

Uzalo: Latest episode S6 Episode 61 on 28 April 2020

Wednesday on Uzalo

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About Uzalo

The happenings around the Xulu family from KwaMashu have kept South Africans glued to their TV screens every weekday at 20:30 for the past three years since the show’s premiere in February 2015.

The story follows the family whose wealth was built in the murky criminal underworld, as well as the more wholesome Mdletshe family who’s day to day life, is pretty much centred around the KwaMashu Kingdom Church.

How to watch the latest episode of Uzalo

The soapie airs every weeknight on SABC 1 and you can watch on your TV or online. After the episode airs, the episodes are also made available on YouTube for seven days. Episodes are also posted right here on thesouthafrican.com as soon as they become available.

Uzalo production team

Executive Producer and creator: Duma Ndlovu
Executive Producer: Gugulethu Zuma-Ncube
Executive Producer: Pepsi Pokane
Series Producer: Mmamitse Thibedi
Head Writer: Phathutshedzo Aldrean Makwarela
Storyliners: Yolanda Mogatusi, Lehasa Moloi, Zolisa Singwanda
Head Director: Alex Yazbek
Directors: King Shaft Morapama, Bruce Molema

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