The Premier League has announced the long-awaited news that the penultimate round of fixtures has been pushed back to May 18/19, to fall after the next step in the UK government’s roadmap out of lockdown.
From May 17, up to 10,000 fans will be permitted to attend football games again, with these restrictions to then be lifted entirely on June 21.
No fans are permitted for that game at the Hawthorns, but according to the Times, the government is set to give the green light for 500 away supporters to attend the final two games of the season.
The government are also expected to announce that social-distancing measures will not be required at stadia from June 21, which gives hope of a full-capacity Anfield for pre-season.
Liverpool’s final 5 fixtures
- Man United (A) – Sunday, May 2, 4.30pm
- Southampton (H) – Saturday, May 8, 8.15pm
- West Brom (A) – Sunday, May 16, 4.30pm
- Burnley (A) – TBC, likely May 19
- Crystal Palace (H) – Sunday, May 23, 4pm
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