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Johnson says Premier League soccer matches will continue during lockdown

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester United v Watford - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - February 23, 2020 General view of a match ball held by Manchester United's David de Gea during the warm up before the match Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday English Premier League soccer matches will continue during a month-long national lockdown starting next week to contain the coronavirus outbreak.

Reporting by Kate Holton; editing by Andrew MacAskill

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