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Karren Brady, VC of West Ham Defends her Coronavirus Statement after Backlash

Football in England has taken a hit after the coronavirus outbreak. The football activities in England has come to a standstill after FA in association with all the significant association of football cancelled all the footballing events in the nation till 3rd April. There have been speculations that the season might be cancelled. However, a lot of confusions have risen since the postponement. Teams, fans and even the authorities are confused over what club will be conferred with title, promotion, relegations and the European places. In the wake of all this confusion, Karren Brady, the VC of West Ham Football Club issued a statement to Goal.com which received a lot of backlashes. 

Brady stated “Suspension or cancellation of the league was always a certainty,” 

“There is no dodging the possibility that all levels in the EFL, as well as the Premier League, will have to be cancelled and this season declared null and void because if the players can’t play the games can’t go ahead.

“The PL hopes that an interlude of three weeks from today will enable it to restart, but that may well be dreamland.

The Twitterati slams Karren Brady for her statements:

The statement from Brady received a lot of backlash from the Liverpool supporters. If the season is declared ‘null and void’, Liverpool will be devoid of titular success after 30 years. The Liverpool team is just two games away from winning the season with nine games remaining and is almost certain to bag the title. 

However, Bradey defended her comments on the current season. She took to Twitter to explain herself. Brady, who is a nationally renowned novella and politician, wrote “The Premier League and EFL are doing all we can to ensure the season is finished. Including suspending games, isolating players, and if required, playing games behind closed doors and into the summer months.

“My point was the safety of fans, players, staff come first and if the remaining games just cannot be played the only fair and the reasonable thing is to declare [the] season null and void.”

What do you think? Should the premier league be called off? Tell us in the comments. 

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