‘Painful but necessary’ rethink required before fans can return to events
Clubs and sports event organisers will need to undergo a “painful but necessary” rethink before allowing fans back into stadiums, according to an expert in crowd science.
There is no set date for when supporters in reduced numbers will be allowed to return after a spike in coronavirus cases in the UK ]meant several trials planned were abandoned at the last minute in late July.
An update is due from Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the next few days but even if rules are relaxed to allow test events, a return to larger crowds is still a long way off.
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