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Premier League confident matches will continue despite impending second UK lockdown but will wait until Government sets out their plans to give green light

By Adam Shergold for MailOnline

Published: 11:10 GMT, 31 October 2020 | Updated: 11:16 GMT, 31 October 2020

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The Premier League is confident any second Covid-19 lockdown won't interrupt the season but will wait until the Government unveils full details before making a final decision.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering a month-long lockdown across England in the hope the rising rate of coronavirus infection can be slowed before Christmas.  

No decision has been taken yet as to whether professional sport will have to be halted as was the case when the first lockdown was announced in March.

The Premier League is confident the season would be able to continue in the event of a second national Covid-19 lockdown. Pictured is Sunday's Manchester United vs Chelsea match

The Premier League is confident the

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