Amidst the complicated situation of the Covid-19 epidemic, the information that continued to postpone the two top English leagues, the Premier League 2020 and the FA Cup, still made fans more sorrowful.
FA Cup move the rounds from quarter to autumn
In an effort to finish the FA Cup 2020 season fully, the English Football Association (FA) is ready to postpone the rounds from the quarterfinals to the fall. The oldest tournament in the history of contemporary football began in the 1871-72 season and after the Second World War, the FA Cup took place very steadily and had never been unfinished for any reason.
As the Covid-19 pandemic caused more than 500,000 cases of infection and more than 23,000 deaths worldwide, most European countries now blockade the country to prevent the spread of infection. is the exception.
This situation caused many activities to gather in many people, including football, which was seriously affected and many clubs that intended to train players to return to had to cancel their plans.
Covid-19 caused the latest timeline of 30-4 is gradually becoming impossible.
Daily Mail reported that the FA, the Organizing Committee for the Premier League, the Organizing Committee for the First Division and the Association of Professional Footballers (PFA) will meet next week around a new timeline. to make football tournaments work again. The comprehensive crisis caused by Covid-19 made the latest 30-4 timeline gradually becoming impossible
The fact that all sides committed to making the English Premier League complete is the first victory for football in the foggy country. Liverpool is eagerly awaiting the day of winning the first championship in nearly 30 years, while the First Division Leeds United and West Brom start to hope to return to the Premier League 2020 stage.
Only thing, when the English Premier League 2020 has to delay the day back, the consequences are not small when the next season is difficult to take place on time and will definitely end late, affecting the progress of the Euro 2016 finals that had to be moved. again one year.
In parallel with the Premier League, the FA also confirmed that it will do everything to this year’s FA Cup to take place fully although the final may be delayed until the end of September (foreshadowing the Premier League 2020 will also end at the same time?)
This year’s FA Cup quarter-final round brings together 8 Premier League teams, of which, Norwich and Leicester have never won at this playground, Sheffield United has not won the cup since 1945, Newcastle since 1955 while ” quartet “Man City, Chelsea, Arsenal and Man United have a total of 39 championship titles.
FA also said it will try to complete the Women’s FA Cup, FA Trophy, FA Vase, FA Cup and ready to make new plans for the 2020-2021 season.
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