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Football fans could be allowed back into stadiums in September


By Will Clark

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Sports fans could be allowed back into stadiums by mid-September if the battle against the coronavirus in Scotland continues to improve.

Caley Thistle could welcome back fans when the season starts in October.
Caley Thistle could welcome back fans when the season starts in October.

The Scottish Government announced today a limited number of fans may be allowed to enter stadiums on September 14.

Test events may also be organised before that date to find out if protocols work.

It means Inverness Caledonian Thistle could be allowed to welcome fans to their first home game of the season likely to be in the League Cup, with the first three matches taking place between Tuesday, October 6 and Tuesday, October 13.

It also means Ross County could see fans return to the Global Energy Stadium on Saturday, September 26 against Aberdeen, which is the first Premiership home game if restrictions are lifted.

The Scottish Government also announced organised outdoor contact sports for all ages can start, as well as indoor bowling halls along with snooker and pool halls can open from Monday, August 24.

In addition, gyms, swimming pools and indoor sports courts can open on September 14, although that date could move forward if conditions allow.

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