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CORONAVIRUS: EPL Suspends All Matches

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EPL shuts down due to Coronavirus

The English Premier League (EPL) has sadly suspended all matches due to the rampaging deadly coronavirus which is taking over nations with a threatening speed.

According to their official announcemnt, all earlier scheduled matches will resume April 2020, subject to medical advice and conditions.

The English Premier League said the decision followed a meeting of shareholders on Friday.

Chief Executive, Richard Masters said: “Above all, we wish Mikel Arteta and Callum Hudson-Odoi speedy recoveries, and everyone else affected by COVID-19.

“In this unprecedented situation, we are working closely with our clubs, Government, The FA and EFL and can reassure everyone the health and welfare of players, staff and supporters are our priority.”

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The official statement added that further updates will be provided when appropriate.

The deadly Coronavirus has led to 5,000 deaths, infected 135,000 people and affected 100 countries so far.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the disease a global pandemic.

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