Premier League confirm that they will NOT insist that fans attending matches must be double vaccinated unless Covid cases rise throughout the autumn and winter months

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  • Football clubs can still ask spectators for proof of vaccination or negative test
  • If the cases rise, the government has confirmed that they will implement ‘Plan B’
  • Plan B will include mandatory proof of vaccination for all fans attending games
  • Details of the plan to reduce the capacity of all stadiums will also be implemented

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The Premier League has revealed that supporters attending matches will not have to do a double jab.

During a shareholder meeting held on Wednesday, there was a vote related to several COVID-related rules that were agreed upon among 20 clubs.

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The meeting concluded that it would not be mandatory for fans going to games to be double-jawed, although clubs may ask spectators to provide proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test.

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Premier League confirms supporters do not need double vaccination

Since the start of the season, the stadiums have been able to host spectators at full capacity.

Since the start of the season, the stadiums have been able to host spectators at full capacity.

The Premier League has also confirmed that this current policy will continue until January at the earliest, according to athletic.

However, if there are more COVID cases and hospitalizations throughout the autumn and winter months, the government will be forced to implement restrictions that will affect the Premier League, labeled as ‘Plan B’. has been done.

In this instance, the Premier League has suggested that they insist on compulsory vaccination for all supporters, without the option of proving a negative lateral flow test.

If the government chooses to tighten restrictions and introduce Plan B, clubs and fans will be warned at least a week in advance.

According to the government’s plan released last week, it said: ‘If Plan B is implemented, at that time the NHS COVID pass (which shows your vaccination details or test results) will change to display only complete vaccination.

Government may have to implement Plan B if there are more COVID cases

Government may have to implement Plan B if there are more COVID cases

The exemption will apply to those who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons, on COVID vaccine clinical trials, and to those under the age of 18.

It would be better to make only vaccine certification mandatory than to completely shut down places or reimpose social distancing.

Later in the government document, it added: ‘If Plan B is implemented, at that time the NHS COVID pass (which shows your vaccination details or test results) will change to display only complete vaccination .

It could see the return of socially distancing fans with masks in stadiums across England

It could see the return of socially distancing fans with masks in stadiums across England

The exemption will apply to those who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons, on COVID vaccine clinical trials, and to those under the age of 18.

It would be better to make only vaccine certification mandatory than to completely shut down places or reimpose social distancing.

The newspaper also confirmed that any stadium hosting more than 10,000 supporters would have to reduce its capacity to prevent people from being ‘closely to other homes’.

The government has said it will publish further details for football clubs across the country later this month.

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