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Premier League holds emergency meeting amid pandemic

(CNN)Professional football in England will be further postponed until at least April 30 as governing bodies committed to extending the current season indefinitely.The decision came after the English Premier League held an emergency board meeting with all 20 clubs to discuss the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak. The league had initially been suspended until April 3, but the extension comes as the UK government steps up its response to the outbreak."The progress of COVID-19 remains unclear and we can reassure everyone the health and welfare of players, staff and supporters are our priority," read a joint statement by the Premier League, the English Football League (EFL) and the English Football Association (FA). "We will continue to ...