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…but clubs are worried players in at-risk groups may snub return


A MASKED worker at Levante sprays a football with disinfecta­nt before one of the Spanish club’s training sessions as they work towards La Liga’s resumption.

Similar measures are being brought in for Premier League clubs and were part of a list of ‘protocols’ sent out to players and managers yesterday.

As well as balls, corner flags, cones and playing surfaces will be disinfecte­d.

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John Cross

PREMIER League players could refuse to join group training on Monday even if Project Restart gets the green light.

Clubs fear those with asthma, family members with underlying health issues and some black players will not sign consent forms.

Troy Townsend, head of developmen­t at Kick It Out, has also voiced concerns as his son Andros plays for Crystal Palace. Express Sport has

Matt Maltby

SEBASTIAN VETTEL has stunned Formula One by quitting Ferrari – leaving the door open for Lewis Hamilton to join from Mercedes. Four-time world champion Vettel will leave the Italian team at the end of this season after failing to agree an extension on his £36million-a-year contract. The German

John Cross

PREMIER League clubs could get the go-ahead to play in their own grounds after all.

It is understood the Government are open to allowing clubs to play the remaining games in their own stadiums, which would represent a major change of heart.

The final decision rests with police chiefs, but further talks are planned, with a decision expected when the Premier League meets with Government

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FATHERLY CONCERN: Troy Townsend is worried about both son Andros and BAME players in general
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