In a regular question and answer session with The Athletic readers, David Ornstein revealed that England’s top-flight division could be back in business sooner than many fans might have thought.
Of course, when discussing any future ideas, it is vital to understand that the State which will ultimately rubber-stamp any initiatives. It is down to football chiefs to pitch plans convincingly to government, to satisfy the scrutiny of science-led programs designed to save the NHS from being overrun and to ultimately safeguard lives.
Today, English League football announced that Championship, League One, and League Two football (behind closed doors) are set to be broadcast live on television or online at some point AFTER May 7th.
This of course ties in with the information shared recently on this blog, which disclosed that players were to make a full return to training by the end of next month.
Potentially great news, but be warned, there will be those prepared to scream from the rooftops that the whole enterprise is deeply repulsive whilst victims of the virus are still dying (hello, Piers Morgan).