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Legal actions feared as PL clubs are divided over games at neutral venues

Crystal Palace chairman on Sunday urged Premier League clubs opposing the resumption of the 2019/20 season in empty neutral stadiums to accept the plan or the game will be in danger of not making a full recovery. According to Steven Parish, there could be years of legal challenges if the Premier League season is not completed, pointing out how French clubs are already exploring claims of damages after the abrupt end of the Ligue 1 season last week. Parish showed support for the league's Project Restart proposal after the likes of West Ham and Brighton openly resisted the idea of playing their remaining home games at a neutral venue as they battle against relegation. The Premier League is adopting measures alongside with the help of authorities to ensure that players resume group t...