87% of League of Ireland players back return to training and matches in PFAI surveyFri, May 15 2020
87% of League of Ireland players have said that they favour a return to both training and matches in a PFAI run survey.
The PFAI’s study collected the views of 285 players in a ‘return to play survey’ that recently took place.
It was also confirmed in the survey that 87% of players would like to see Covid-19 testing in place for players on their return to training.
In addition, ‘92% of those surveyed are agreeable to weekly or bi-weekly testing for Covid-19 throughout the season’.
There have been talks taking place over the past couple of days and weeks where stakeholders have discussed a return to action.
There has been no League of Ireland action taking place since mid-March, after the FAI imposed a suspension on all football activities.
We surveyed 285 League of Ireland Players on returning to play. 87% want to return to play. 88% want to see testing in place for all players and 92% are willing to be tested for COVID-19 weekly or biweekly. pic.twitter.com/7IIbaR9enK— PFA Ireland (@PFAIOfficial) May 15, 2020