Premier League referees have not been given a break during coronavirus quarantine with the PGMOL setting them a weekly training schedule.
The league is suspended until April 30 as the country practices social distancing to stop COVID-19’s spread.
It has seen players such as Liverpool’sAndy Robertson and Manchester United’sHarry Maguire keep up training in their gardens.
And the Daily Mail reports that Premier League are also being put through their paces in self-isolation.
The Professional Game Match Officials Board (PGMOL) have set a weekly training schedule for top-level referees which much be completed at home.
And they cannot get away from it as sports scientists are tracking their data through heart monitors.
It comes in preparation for the start of the 2020/21 campaign, with referees expected to pass a fitness test before being assigned a game.
This will also be implemented once the Premier League suspension is lifted.
While managing director Mike Riley is keeping in touch with referees using a weekly video conference on Zoom.
It comes as the former referee self-isolated earlier this month after a trip to Kuala Lumpur.
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Officials will also be given a crash course on the Video Assistant Referee, which has been a controversial point this season.
The Premier League is looking into plans to finish this season, with Liverpool just two wins away from the title.
A statement released earlier this month read: "We have collectively supported UEFA in postponing EURO 2020 to create space in the calendar to ensure domestic and European club league and cup matches have an increased opportunity to be played and, in doing so, maintain the integrity of each competition.
"The FA's Rules and Regulations state that 'the season shall terminate not later than June 1 and 'each competition shall, within the limits laid down by The FA, determine the length of its own playing season'.
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"However, the FA's Board has agreed for this limit to be extended indefinitely for the 2019/20 season in relation to Professional Football. Additionally, we have collectively agreed that the professional game in England will be further postponed until no earlier than April.
"We will continue to follow government advice and work collaboratively to keep the situation under review and explore all options available to find ways of resuming the season when the conditions allow.
"We would all like to re-emphasise that our thoughts are with everyone affected by COVID-19."
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