Plans to get fans back into stadiums to be revised amid new Covid measures

  • Boris Johnson says government must ‘review and abridge’ plans
  • Premier League warns of risk to club finances if fans kept out

Plans to return sports fans to UK stadiums are to be reconsidered, the prime minister has admitted, after the government was forced to impose new measures to limit the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.

As gatherings of more than six people were banned in England from Monday, Boris Johnson said that government would “have to review and abridge” plans for the readmission of fans, which had been set to go ahead from the beginning of October.

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