Premier League fixtures rescheduled so EVERY club can welcome back fans before end of season

EVERY Premier League team will be allowed fans in their stadium before the end of the season after an entire round of fixtures were moved.

Prem chiefs today confirmed that match week 37 set for Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 May will take place a few days later.

The round will now be played on Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 May – one day after the latest lockdown restrictions lift.

From Monday 17 May sports clubs can host up to 10,000 fans or 25 per cent of stadium capacity.

That meant that teams scheduled at home on the final day of the season on Sunday 23 May could've potentially had an unfair advantage.

But the Premier League today moved the penultimate set of fixtures – meaning the 10 away sides on the final day will now have a midweek home game with fans.

There are also plans for up to 500 away fans to be allowed in for the final two rounds of fixtures.

Among the fixtures to take place on May 18/19 is Chelsea against Leicester, who will meet just a few days earlier in the FA Cup final.

Arsenal will travel to Crystal Palace on match day 37 while Manchester United host Fulham and Man City are at Brighton.

And there will still be Premier League games on the weekend of May 15 and 16 after some match day 36 fixtures were also moved.



Wed 12 May

6pm – Man Utd vs Leicester
8.15pm – Chelsea vs Arsenal

Fri 14 May

8pm – Newcastle vs Man City

Sat 15 May

12.30pm – Burnley vs Leeds
3pm – Southampton vs Fulham
8pm – Brighton vs West Ham

Sun 16 May

12pm – Palace vs Villa
2.05pm – Spurs vs Wolves
4.30pm – West Brom vs Liverpool
7pm – Everton vs Sheff Utd


(To be played on 18/19 May with fans in attendance)

Brighton v Man City
Burnley v Liverpool
Chelsea v Leicester
Crystal Palace v Arsenal
Everton v Wolves
Man Utd v Fulham
Newcastle v Sheffield Utd
Southampton v Leeds
Spurs v Aston Villa
West Brom v West Ham

Eight games from the midweek bill originally scheduled for Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 May have been pushed back.

Manchester United will still face Leicester on May 12 with Chelsea against Arsenal the same night.

However the remaining eight games in that round will now take place at the weekend, beginning with Manchester City's trip to Newcastle on the Friday night.

The FA Cup final between Chelsea and Leicester is also set for Saturday 15 May at 5.30pm.

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