So..... The Premier League Returns
What It's All About
June 1 2020
So after the best part of three months we move towards the return of Premier League Football - at last for those of us who have felt particularly deprived!! The 2019-20 season is due to recommence on Wednesday 19th June with Man City vs Arsenal and Aston Villa vs Sheffield United the first games to be played.
Wolves are due to play West Ham away on Friday 21st June, but at the moment no decision has been taken as to the venues where games will be played, although it is known that they will be behind closed doors. Wolves will be hoping to pick up where they left off in the search for another Top Six place and another season in Europe, whilst West Ham will be looking to avoid relegation. Meanwhile Premier League referees are reportedly looking to take charge of some friendly games so they can get back to match fitness. Clubs are being told that players must maintain two metres distance from the refs during games, which will undoubtedly be a difficult rule to maintain, particularly during - shall we say - disagreements with decisions!!
There will surely be much more discussion and probably disagreement before we reach 17th, as to whether the season should in fact proceed, the risk players are facing by taking to the pitch, whether relegation should happen, and how much access fans should be allowed outside grounds. For many of us the main issue is to ensure the season is finished and that the final places in the league are merited.
On this board we will endeavour to keep our members up to speed with developments and encourage them all to voice their opinions openly, as we build up the anticipation and the hope for a good end to the season after so much frustration and turmoil.
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Saturday 20th June 17:30 hrs West Ham United vs Wolves (on Sky)
Wednesday 24th June 18:00 hrs Wolves vs Bournemouth AFC (on BT Sport)
Saturday 27th June 12:30 hrs Aston Villa vs Wolves (on BT Sports)
The remaining six fixtures will be confirmed in due course. These changes will be added to the Prediction League schedule
Sunday 4th July 17:30 Hrs Wolves vs Arsenal
Wednesday 8th July 18:00 Sheffield United vs Wolves
Sunday 12th July 12:00 Wolves vs Everton
Friday Jun 19 6pm Norwich v Southampton Pick - Channel 11
Saturday Jun 20 7:45pm Bournemouth v Crystal Palace BBC
Sunday Jun 21 2pm Newcastle v Sheffield United Pick - Channel 11
Sunday Jun 21 7pm Everton v Liverpool Pick - Channel 11
Wednesday Jun 24 6pm Manchester United v Sheffield United Pick - Channel 11
Wednesday Jun 24 6pm Norwich v Everton BBC
Thursday Jun 25 6pm Burnley v Watford Pick - Channel 11
Sunday Jun 28 4:30pm Watford v Southampton Pick - Channel 11
Tuesday Jun 30 8:15pm Brighton v Manchester United Pick - Channel 11
Wednesday Jul 1 6pm Bournemouth v Newcastle Pick - Channel 11
Saturday Jul 4 3pm Leicester vs C Palace Pick - Channel 11
Sunday Jul 5 12pm Burnley vs Sheffield Utd Pick - Channel 11
Sunday Jul 5 7pm Southampton vs Man City BBC
Tuesday Jul 7 6pm Watford vs Norwich Pick - Channel 11
Thursday Jul 9 6pm Bournemouth vs Tottenham Pick - Channel 11
Sunday Jul 12 12pm Wolves vs Everton Pick - Channel 11
Sunday Jul 12 7pm Bournemouth vs Leicester Pick - Channel 11
Monday Jul 13 8pm Man United vs Southampton Pick - Channel 11
Burnley v Wolves Wednesday 15th July 18:00 hrs
Wolves v Crystal Palace Mon 20th July 20:15 hrs
Chelsea v Wolves Sunday 26th July 16:00 hrs
Wolves v Olympiacos Weds 5th August 20:00 hrs
The Prediction League has been updated to reflect these dates