West Ham United boss David Moyes on Friday questioned the logic in allowing fans to watch a screening of their match against Manchester City at a cinema near their home ground while spectators continue to be barred from entering stadiums.
Premier League matches have been played without fans since June due to the COVID-19 pandemic but Saturday’s game will be screened for fans at cinemas, including one just a few minutes away from West Ham’s London Stadium.
“People (are) going to watch a game in a cinema, close to here, why can we not be sitting outside in the open air doing it?” Moyes said at a news conference.
“Maybe there’s other reasons – maybe it’s the travelling on the tube, the bus, maybe it’s the pubs. But if that is the case, please come out and give us an explanation as to why we can’t do it.