Premier League Clubs Agree 5 Substitutions Plus New Covid-19 Measures

After the stakeholders’ meeting in the Premier League, clubs have agreed one some new measures ahead of next season.
Clubs agreed to change the rules relating to substitute players.
From next season, clubs will be permitted to use five substitutions, to be made on three occasions during a match, with an additional opportunity at half-time.
A total of nine substitutes can be named on the team sheet.
In addition, the Premier League has today updated its remaining COVID-19 measures.
From 4 April, the League will remove twice-weekly COVID-19 testing of players and staff and move to symptomatic testing only.
Other key updates include the removal of the requirement for clinical passports to access previously restricted areas at training grounds and on matchdays as the Premier League returns to business-as-usual operations.
The wellbeing of players and staff remains a priority and the Premier League will continue to monitor the national COVID-19 situation and adapt League-wide protocols as required, in line with the latest guidance from public health authorities and medical experts.

This article was originally published on Nigeria News

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