...because the alternative is artificial crowd noise. And we don't know where that will lead...
The Premier League have confirmed plans to restart on June 17 with two fixtures. And BBC will show games live.
Premier League clubs plan to stage friendlies against other teams in the division at training grounds...
"Premier League shareholders today voted unanimously to resume contact training."
The Sheffield United boss has been very vocal about getting back to full training.
The Premier League will vote on a return to contact training today after reassuring statistics.
The Mailbox warns that we will all have to start being more open to risk. Also: how about CGI fans at BCD games?
We envy you if you hold a clear opinion about football's return; Project Restart divides us.
Danny Rose says Premier League players are being treated like "guinea pigs or lab rats" over the return of football.
Man Utd have urged fans to stay away from matches played behind closed doors.
It's hard to keep track of the implications of Covid-19 on the beautiful game. So here's how things stand...
Premier League boss Richard Masters hopes Liverpool can have a trophy presentation.
Troy Deeney is the first Premier League footballer to publicly say he will not return this week.
The Premier League announcement will see clubs return to "small-group training from tomorrow afternoon".
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden says "good progress" is being made as football looks to return by mid-June.
Ghost games are okay - but is this sustainable? One of three things will happen...
Premier League clubs will vote on a return to training on Monday. Not everyone is sure.
"There is combined goodwill to achieve this for their fans, the football community and the nation as a whole."
The morning Mailbox also discusses time travel, furloughing footballers, and why Project Restart is a go-er...
The Premier League had a pretty tough meeting with captains and PFA representatives. Push it back another week.
Jose Mourinho was 'vocal' about having enough time to train. Jurgen Klopp was 'reassured'. Bless.
'Get back to work' like everyone else. Plus, did Stevie G's slip save Liverpool?
The Premier League might still be played home and away after the police softened on neutral venues.
Premier League players will have new training rules and it means no tackling for now.
It's easy to scoff at new Premier League guidance, but no advice at all would be ridiculous.
'Premier League clubs are due to earn a total of £9.2billion from broadcasters for the 2019-22 cycle.'
The Mailbox floats the idea of play-offs to reduce the 92-game schedule to just 11 matches. Also: player ratings from Euro 96...
"It's b******s," says Danny Rose as the Premier League prepares to restart next month.
No Premier League club has raised the idea of scrapping relegation. Because it's nonsense.
Richard Masters says curtailing the 2019-20 season was discussed by top-flight clubs for the first time on Monday.
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