Following an urgent government meeting today, it became clear that the option of postponing various events was also discussed, but according to the scientific advisers who attended it, this is not necessary so far.
“We are discussing the issue of banning public appearances, including sports matches. We believe that they have little effect on the spread of the infection. We are discussing these issues with colleagues from all parts of the UK, ”commented Boris Johnson.
A number of European countries have already suspended their football championships, including Italy, Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands.