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'We feel rather disappointed': Aston Villa chief Christian Purslow blasts the government for capping crowds at test events to 1,000 following rise in Covid-19 infections  Government indicated fans may be able to return to stadiums from October But that is now under review following a recent rise in Covid-19 infections The Premier League faces losing £100m a month while fans are shut out 

By Tom Collomosse For Mailonline

Published: 18:04 BST, 10 September 2020 | Updated: 18:04 BST, 10 September 2020

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Aston Villa chief Christian Purslow has blasted the government’s decision to cap crowds at 1,000 for potential test events in September.

In July the government indicated fans may be able to return to stadiums from October but that is now under review after a rise in infections. 

That has left England’s major sports contemplating a £1billion black hole if crowds cannot come back.

Christian Purslow has blasted decision to cap crowds at 1,000 for test events in September

Christian Purslow has blasted decision to cap crowds at 1,000 for test events in September

Purslow has warned the Premier League faces losing £100m a month while fans are shut out

Purslow has warned the Premier League faces losing £100m a month while fans are shut out

Villa chief executive Purslow said: ‘We feel rather disappointed. The only thing you will learn from having 1,000 fans at a test event is that football clubs lose huge amounts of money when

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