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Premier League agree historic winter break

AFP  |  London 

England's has agreed to introduce a winter break in a historic move to give players a rest during an increasingly crowded season, (FA) announced Friday.

The break -- which falls short of those taken in mainland European leagues -- will give the 10 teams a weekend off football in February beginning in the 2019/20 campaign.

"This is a significant moment for English football and one that we believe will greatly benefit both club and country," said FA

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 18:00 IST