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Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy urges authorities to search out ‘protected means’ to convey soccer followers again to stadiums amid coronavirus pandemic


Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy has pleaded with the authorities to convey followers again to stadiums when it’s deemed protected.

The Premier League is ready to return behind closed doorways on June 17 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Levy has beforehand spoken out concerning the extreme monetary challenges Tottenham face as a result of coronavirus pandemic
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Spurs, who had been pressured to take out a £175million mortgage from the Financial institution of England to assist the membership survive the coronavirus pandemic, say they might lose greater than £200m in income as a result of well being disaster.

Levy instructed the membership’s official web site: “We’ve at all times run this membership on a self-sustaining business foundation.

“I mentioned as early as 18 March that, in all my 20 years on the membership, there have been many hurdles alongside the best way however none of this magnitude – the Covid-19 pandemic has proven itself to be essentially the most critical of all of them.

“It’s crucial that we now all work collectively – scientists, technologists, the federal government and the stay occasions sector – to discover a protected approach to convey spectators again to sport and leisure venues.

The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium can be used for NFL video games
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“Collectively we’ve the power to help the event of latest applied sciences to make this potential and to as soon as once more expertise the fervour of followers at stay occasions.”

Tottenham will miss out on matchday earnings with their 5 remaining residence video games of the 2019/20 season, which embody large clashes in opposition to Manchester United and Arsenal, occurring in an empty stadium.

The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium had non-Spurs occasions, together with the Capital Summertime Ball, Woman Gaga and Weapons N’ Roses music concert events, deliberate for the summer time which were postponed.

Anthony Joshua was additionally set for a world title boxing battle in opposition to Kubrat Pulev on June 20, whereas the NFL had two video games scheduled within the autumn.




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