Manchester City have offered the NHS use of
As revealed by the Evening Standard, City have sought to make use of their home ground for hospital workers who are valiantly battling to help those in need during this pandemic. The training of nurses and doctors is important to educate those trying to fight Covid-19, and the Premier League champions are doing their bit to aid the cause.
Other clubs have offered their facilities to NHS workers during this crisis, with Chelsea giving NHS staff free use of their Stamford Bridge hotel as they continue to work long hours in the fight against the virus.
The Principality Stadium in Cardiff is also due to be temporarily transformed, as part of the contingency planning for the crisis will see it converted into a hospital that provides a further 2,000 beds.
Three other 'Nightingale Hospitals' are being developed in London, Birmingham and Manchester, in a bid to provide more capacity for patients ahead of an expected peak in infections.
With football at a standstill, use of facilities and stadiums to the NHS is likely to continue, as the current lockdown in England is expected to be maintained for the foreseeable future. The aforementioned 30 April return is being mooted, although there are some suggestions that the Premier League season may be written off and voided entirely.