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Sport Premier League: two new positive players at Covid-19, including one at Bournemouth

21:05  24 may  2020
21:05  24 may  2020 Source:   leparisien.fr

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The Premier League announced on Saturday two new positive cases at Covid-19, in two different clubs, out of 996 people tested these last three days, while a resumption of the championship is expected on June 19 (one week after the resumption of football, announced this Saturday, the Spanish championship). "Players or managers who test positive will now isolate themselves for a period of seven days," the Premier League (EPL) said in a statement.

Six people had been tested positive during previous examinations carried out on May 17 and 18 on 748 people, recalled the authority, which does not intend to specify the identities or the clubs of the positive people.

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However, the club of Bournemouth, 18th in the English championship at the time of the stop of the competitions, announced that one of the two cases came well from its ranks. This player, whose club did not wish to reveal the name, will therefore be isolated for seven days.

We can confirm that one of our players has tested positive for COVID-19. #afcb statement ???? https://t.co/1W2yyAXVA1

- AFC Bournemouth (@afcbournemouth) May 24, 2020

Friday, Premier League boss Richard Masters said "as confident as you can be About a resumption of the English football championship in June, despite the persistent threat of the coronavirus. However, he did not specify a date. The Premier League initially hoped, in its "Project Restart" project, to resume matches from June 12, then the date of June 19 was mentioned.

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But obviously, the announcement of the two positive cases in English football will give arguments to those, like Trory Deeney, the striker and captain of Watford, who consider premature the return of football in stadiums across the Channel.

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