Premier League refresher - Who's battling for Europe? Who's facing relegation?

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After that, the FA Cup final is anticipated to take place on August 8, in addition to the remaining Champions League and Europa League fixtures, assuming the coronavirus pandemic has subsided to the extent that worldwide travel is allowed.

The two matches set for Wednesday, June 17, are both make-up games from previous rounds.

The Premier League has been suspended since March 13th due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, with the last game featuring Aston Villa and Leicester City.

The Premier League shareholders also approved a proposal that would see all 92 remaining matches broadcast live in the United Kingdom by the League's existing broadcast partners - Sky Sports, BT Sport, BBC Sport and Amazon Prime.

England captain Harry Kane, who plays for Tottenham, tweeted: "Football is back soon".

Two matches - Aston Villa vs Sheffield United and Manchester City vs Arsenal - will take place on June 17, with a full slate two days later on June 19.

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Planned kick-off times would also differ from the traditional times.

Premier League clubs had returned to training in small groups earlier this week with contact training set to be phased in at respective clubs.

"The Premier League and our clubs are proud to have incredibly passionate and loyal supporters".

But while it is far from customary to be playing top-level matches in the heat of the British summer, social media was abuzz over its return, especially as there were genuine fears the campaign could be axed - just like the French Ligue 1 and the Dutch Eredivisie - due to the Covid-19 crisis.

"Honestly, since the moment the Bundesliga started, the Portuguese league and Spanish league announced a date to start, I think it is the most hard moment for us, because we want to play", he told Sky Sports.

"Today we have provisionally agreed to resume the Premier League on Wednesday, June 17", said Premier League chief executive Richard Masters. The Spanish league has government approval to restart after June 8. Liverpool is presently at the top of the table with a leag of 25 points, they need to win only one game to lift their maiden Premier League title. "If it said, 'Do not come to Anfield and congregate, ' then they wouldn't do that".

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