The return of English Premier League football looks to be on rails, with the increasing likelihood we will see the restart of games on June 17th. While that’s exciting for any fan, the upcoming schedule would prove a difficult test for even the most seasoned manager.
With the FA eager to complete the end of the 19/20 Premier League season and FA Cup Final by August 1st, Manchester United and their rivals could face the prospect of playing 3 games within 7 days.
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The remaining 90 games will then begin from Friday, June 19, with every match shown live on television, no two games played at the same time across a weekend and all matches televised in the U.K.
The league is hoping to be finished to allow the FA Cup final to take place on Aug. 1, with the semifinals on July 18-19. The FA Cup quarterfinals will take place over the weekend of June 27.
All dates are provisional, subject to the appropriate safety measures being put in place and other issues being finalised, but it marks the biggest step yet toward the return of competitive football in England.
Fortunately for Ole, he has the deepest squad he’s had since becoming manager of the Club. Squad rotation and avoiding injuries will prove critical for the final push of the season.
The boys look raring to good based on the videos coming out of Carrington and I know every United fan feels the same. Let’s go boys!