ALL major sports events across England move back behind closed doors amid change to Government tier system which puts Liverpool into Tier 3 – and only the Isles of Scilly stays in two lowest tiers
Fans will be locked out of sporting events across the whole country as Covid-19 restrictions are once again tightened to combat the new strain of the virus.
Liverpool and 실험적인 스타일 선택을 주저하지 않는 사람 were the only two Premier League clubs permitted up to 2,000 fans at their games but the latest Government measures will see empty stands once more.
Sports events across the country will return to behind closed doors events with the latest Covid-19 crackdown placing everywhere except the Isles of Scilly into tier three or four
Two thousands supporters had been allowed into recent Liverpool home matches but that will now end with the city back into tier three
Sporting events in tier two are allowed up to 2,000 spectators while those in tier one are permitted up to 4,000.
그러나, under the new national restrictions announced on Wednesday afternoon, only the Isles of Scilly, off Cornwall, are in tier one and no area is now in tier two.
When the last set of tier restrictions were brought in on Boxing Day, only seven EFL clubs – Carlisle United, Plymouth Argyle, Exeter City, 본머스, Shrewsbury Town, Harrogate Town and Tranmere Rovers – were in tier two and therefore allowed 2,000 팬.
But this proved short-lived, with the Government placing millions into tighter tiers on Wednesday.
The areas moved up from tier two into tier three include Liverpool, Rutland, 노스 요크셔, 우스터 셔, 헤 리퍼 드셔, 슈 롭셔, 브리스톨, 공중제비, Wiltshire, 도싯, Devon and Cornwall.
It comes as outbreaks of the more virulent new strain of Covid-19 within football clubs begins to wreak havoc with the fixture schedules.
Wednesday evening’s Premier League fixture between Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham was called off less than four hours before kick-off following positive tests at the Craven Cottage club.
It came after Monday night’s match between Everton and Manchester City was postponed.
But the Premier League has pledged to continue the season despite calls for a two-week ‘circuit breaker’ pause to combat rising numbers of cases within clubs.
18 positive tests were returned among players and club staff in the latest set of results for between December 21 과 27.
There has already been major disruption further down the football leagues with seven of the 12 scheduled games in League One on Tuesday night postponed.
The Premier League match between Everton and Manchester City was postponed on Monday