May 26, 2022

Uk News today – Up to date News, NHS, Health, Sport, Science

For the very latest UK news, with sport, health, science, covid

The Premier League returns

The Premier League returns
Liverpool (led by Jurgen Klopp, centre) could win the Premier League in their first game backThe Premier League returns on Wednesday... but not exactly as we know it.After a 100-day absence because of the coronavirus pandemic, Aston Villa v Sheffield United will kick off the English top-flight's resumption.It is the first of 92 league games…

(Left to right) Kevin de Bruyne and Sergio Aguero, Jamie Vardy, Jurgen Klopp, Oli McBurnie, Teemu Pukki

All remaining 92 games will be broadcast live, with 4 matches to be revealed on the BBC – the very first to be made free-to-air on terrestrial television since the Premier League’s creation in 1992.

Premier League players and staff will continue to be tested two times a week, with any players or personnel who check positive self-isolating for a period of seven days.

The delaying of Euro 2020 by a year provided the Premier League with greater flexibility in which to fit in components.

Media playback is not supported on this device.

It’s OKAY to say we’ve missed out on football – Lineker on Premier League return

Aston Villa will deal with Sheffield United in the opening match at 18: 00 BST on Wednesday, before Manchester City host Arsenal later the exact same night.

For the full list of Premier League components, click here.

BBC Radio 5 Live and Talksport will likewise supply live radio commentaries for all the staying matches, while BT Sport will show the first Saturday 15: 00 Premier League match to be broadcast live in the UK when Brighton take on Arsenal on 20 June.

Media playback is not supported on this device.

What Match of the Day looked like the last time BBC relayed the leading flight in 1988

The league will reboot with the Reds 25 points clear at the top and potentially one win away from confirming their triumph.

If Manchester City lose their video game in hand – versus Toolbox on Wednesday – Jurgen Klopp’s side will seal the title with success in the Merseyside derby at Everton on Sunday.

The race for a top-four area is less of a formality.

City’s two-year restriction from European competition (appeal pending) suggests fifth place will suffice for a Champions League area.

Liverpool, Leicester, Chelsea and Manchester United are presently inhabiting the qualification places, but the similarity Wolves, Sheffield United, Tottenham and Arsenal will all start once again with a place in Europe’s leading competition as their goal.

Down at the bottom, 6 clubs are seemingly fighting it out to prevent the drop.

Bottom club Norwich are 6 points adrift on 21 points. Aston Villa and Bournemouth are the 2 clubs above them but are part of a group of 5 clubs, along with Watford, West Ham and Brighton, separated by simply four points.

Read More