Because of Corona Virus, the English Premier League Plans to Emulate the World Cup
English Premier League plans to change the format of the tournament into a mini tournament commonly used in the World Cup to complete the rest of the 2019/2020 season competition, this is due to the corona virus pandemic that is happening right now.
The idea to use the format of the world cup is often discussed at a time when football authorities in the UK are working on a number of ideas that will be used to finish the rest of the season’s matches. This option is considered as the most reasonable choice in order to resolve the competition that is being disrupted due to the corona virus outbreak.
The plan, the players and officials will be isolated in a hotel and separated from their families, just as was done at the international World Cup tournament. The match will be held in private for the audience. In addition to the players and officials, all devices involved in the competition such as journalists and cameramen will also be isolated. Previously, a thorough test would be conducted to anticipate the spread of the corona virus. This is done because if there is only one case of corona virus, then all plans will fall apart.
This idea strengthened to overcome the financial problems being experienced by the club. This is because this discourse is believed to be a big event for television. The English Premier League is preparing a plan to broadcast all the remaining matches which are 92 matches. Some matches are planned to be held for one day in June and July. This plan will most likely be approved by the government because football matches can be entertainment for residents when the quarantine period is extended. This is also affect betting company in terms of matches that can be played, because it must be an official football match, one of the example is Sbobet Terpercaya di Indonesia that limiting betting amount in this difficult season.
Harry Kane who is also a striker from the Tottenham Hotspur club believes that the Premier League must be completed by the end of June, if until the end of June cannot be completed then the 2019/2020 season should be canceled.
At present the world is struggling to overcome the spread of the increasingly severe corona virus. Latest information reported by John Hopkins University that there are 684,652 cases of corona virus throughout the world with death rates reaching 32,113 people and 145,696 recovered. This pandemic has stalled soccer competition on the European continent for a while including the Premier League. Conditions in the UK itself are increasingly precarious after the existence of the royal family and prime minister Boris Johnson is infected with the corona virus.
Manchester City said it was ready to lend the Etihad Stadium in an effort to fight the corona virus outbreak, where part of the stadium area will be used by the British Health Service (NHS). Man City has also offered Etihad Stadium to the National Health Service to be used in order to reduce the spread of the corona virus. Previously, in England there was a stadium owned by Watford, Vicarage Road, which also opened access for health workers.
Based on reports received, the conference room and executive room at Etihad Stadium will be used for training nurses during the corona virus crisis. Etihad Stadium will not be used for a while because the Premier League match schedule is postponed until at least April 30th.
Currently in the city of Manchester is being built a temporary hospital located in the Manchester Central Convention Complex which is located in the center of the city. The construction of a temporary hospital is intended to anticipate if there is a surge in infected people. In the United Kingdom alone there have been reported more than 17,000 cases of the corona virus with a thousand deaths. Football celebrities in England roll in to give assistance to their abilities.