‘Difficult decisions’ ahead as Morecambe await a decision over the remainder of the 2019/20 season
They discussed the current impact of the coronavirus pandemic with further talks due to take place next week.
The statement read: “The Premier League, EFL and PFA met today and discussed the growing seriousness of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“It was stressed that the thoughts of all three organisations continue to be with everyone affected by the virus.
“The Premier League, EFL and PFA agreed that difficult decisions will have to be taken in order to mitigate the economic impact of the current suspension of professional football in England and agreed to work together to arrive at shared solutions.
“The leagues will not recommence until 30 April at the earliest. They will only do so when it is safe and conditions allow.
“Further meetings will take place next week with a view to formulating a joint plan to deal with the difficult circumstances facing the leagues, their clubs, players, staff and fans.”
The FA rule that states the season must end by June 1 has been changed in a clear message the 2019/20 season will be completed at some point.