Fantasy managers may learn more about how the remainder of the 2019/20 season will unfold on Thursday.
The Premier League are set to hold a video conference involving all 20 top-flight clubs to discuss how the current campaign could proceed once the coronavirus outbreak has eased – which could be some time away yet, of course.
The meeting is scheduled to get underway at 10:30am, and we’ll bring you the headline updates as and when we get them.
The parties involved are expected to reiterate their commitment to completing the current season, echoing the sentiments from UEFA’s meeting on Tuesday.
The decision to postpone this year’s European Championship will aid efforts to fulfil any outstanding fixtures, given that the summer months could be used to accommodate the backlog.
At present, all top-flight matches are postponed until at least Saturday 4 April because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
That date will surely be put back further given how rapidly the crisis has escalated over the last week – this time last Thursday, remember, Gameweek 30 was still set to go ahead as planned.
With the UK government currently advising against mass gatherings, efforts to finish the season may hinge on the suggestion of staging matches behind closed doors.
Whether much will be set in stone at Thursday’s meeting is open to debate, given the uncertainty that plagues the country at present.
How Fantasy Premier League proceed from Gameweek 32 onwards may be determined by the outcome of the video conference, with the game in limbo at present.
Gameweek 31 is poised to go ahead as scheduled, with the deadline set at 19:00 GMT on Friday.
No Premier League fixtures will take place, of course, but the usual rules surrounding free transfer allocation, points hits and head-to-head scores will apply.
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