SOCCER

Premier League clubs could be forced to pay nearly 400-million back to broadcasters, even if play can resume.

It’s still hoped that the English top flight can return in mid-June.

Premier League chief executive Richard Masters says clubs have not raised the possibility of scrapping relegation.

Meanwhile, it’s reported that Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and Arsenal have all joined the opposition to playing games at neutral venues.

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The FAI wants government guidance on the infrastructural costs that amateur clubs will face for a safe return to play.

Team sports could resume behind closed doors as early as July 20th under the government’s roadmap.

But the FAI are seeking further clarity on how social distancing relates to a contact sport.

FORMULA ONE

Sebastian Vettel is to quit Ferrari at the end of the season.

The four time world champion’s contract talks broke down with the Italian team, leaving the 32 year old with an uncertain future.

GOLF

Davis Love is set for his eleventh involvement in a US Ryder Cup team.

The two-time captain was named as one of Steve Stricker’s vice-captains for September’s competition at Whistling Straits.

As well as captaining America twice, Love was a vice-captain in 2010 and 2018 and a player on six occasions.

He’s joined in Stricker’s team room by Zach Johnson and Jim Furyk.

RACING

Royal Ascot organisers are to discuss the UK government’s latest guidelines in the coming days.

Under their Roadmap, sport may be allowed to resume behind closed doors on June 1st.

That comes just 15-days before the start of Royal Ascot.

Meanwhile, some Classics trials that were scheduled for late May will now need to be rearranged.



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