It has been reported the Premier League hopes to complete the campaign by or on August 2, with the FA Cup final potentially taking place the weekend after.
"Sadly, matches will have to take place without fans in stadiums, so we are pleased to have come up with a positive solution for supporters to be able to watch all the remaining 92 matches", he continued.
Those two matches are set to be played first as they are the two remaining games in hand to be played in the league.
The status of European soccer's major men's leagues following their suspension in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. "Italy is getting back on its feet and it is only right that football should do the same".
Another 460 new cases of COVID-19 in Ontario
Public Health Ontario is also reporting 79 ongoing outbreaks at retirement homes, and 51 ongoing outbreaks at hospitals. There have been no new cases of Covid-19 reported in New Zealand in the past 24 hours, for the second day running.
The Premier League shareholders also approved a proposal that would see all 92 remaining matches broadcast live in the United Kingdom by the League's existing broadcast partners - Sky Sports, BT Sport, BBC Sport and Amazon Prime.
Top-flight clubs voted unanimously on Wednesday to return to contact training.
Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Oliver Dowden tweeted his support for today's Premier League announcement.
The Premier League will officially restart on Wednesday, June 17th with Aston Villa hosting Sheffield United and Manchester City hosting Arsenal, according to a report from Jason Burt of The Telegraph.
Pubs to re-open in the UK Boris says
Ahead of the PM's announcement, a Downing Street spokesperson said he had consulted with the leaders of the devolved nations. But one minister has quit in protest and dozens of Tory MPs have publicly called for Mr Cummings to leave his post.
Planned kick-off times would also differ from the traditional times.
Find out the latest on COVID-19's impact on the sports world and when sports are returning by subscribing to Breaking News push notifications in the Sports and COVID-19 section. Liverpool is presently at the top of the table with a leag of 25 points, they need to win only one game to lift their maiden Premier League title. From a total of 1,008 tests, there were just four positive tests from across three clubs.
La Liga has been granted permission to restart in the week commencing June 8, while Serie A clubs are awaiting the green light from the Italian government to resume next month.
It's not yet clear whether next season will have to be played without spectators as well.
Eight more Covid-19 deaths in Powys
Another 141 people have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 13,556. On 9 May there were 214 deaths in care homes: 51% of the total, while 191 (46%) happened in hospitals.
City's last game before football stopped was their loss to local rivals Manchester United. "If you respond to that, people then go: "Ah, we've got him" and they keep doing it".