By Sam Mcevoy For Mailonline
Published: 11:34 BST, 9 September 2020 | Updated: 11:34 BST, 9 September 2020
Football fans desperate for a return to normality could be made to wait even longer amid fears that plans to return to stadiums next month will be shelved by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
With coronavirus cases on the rise again in England, government officials are set to take action and impose tighter Covid-19 restrictions in a bid to prevent a second wave of infections across the country.
Social gatherings of more than six people is set to be banned in England from Monday which would likely see sporting events suffer a huge setback in getting fans back into stadiums.
Football supporters fear that plans to return to stadiums next month will be shelved
Johnson announced in July that spectators would be able to attend live sporting events in person from October as the country edged towards a sense of normality.
However, new lockdown rules could put these plans on the back-burner on Wednesday afternoon, leaving sports supporters distraught at the thought.