Football Premier League looking at ‘clinical passports’ for fans – Masters – BBC Sport

Premier League looking at ‘clinical passports’ for fans – Masters – BBC Sport




Richard Masters

The Premier League is looking at “clinical passports” to help get fans back into stadiums to watch matches, says chief executive Richard Masters.

The English top flight restarted in June and completed the 2019-20 season without supporters because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Masters, writing in The Times, said the Premier League was “willing to see how we can support the development of ‘clinical passports’ – an app-based system that looks at all symptoms and other Covid-19 contributing factors”.

The 2020-21 season is scheduled to start on 12 September.

Professor James Calder – who has chaired the cross-sport working group with government and health officials on the return to sport – recently told BBC Sport that sports events are highly unlikely to have
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