MANCHESTER CITY’S match in opposition to West Ham has been postponed after 4 members of their squad examined constructive for coronavirus.
The 4 unnamed gamers had reportedly returned from a visit to Dubai with The Telegraph revealing the membership had given them permission to journey from their then Tier Three location.
Manchester Metropolis’s first sport of the 12 months has been cancelled as a result of 4 gamers testing constructive for Covid-19Credit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
Man City and the FA say a brand new date for the conflict is because of be confirmed.
However the membership is but to disclose particulars of what these ‘mitigating components’ are.
And the BBC claims one different participant is at the moment self-isolating after coming into contact with a family member who examined constructive for Covid.
It has been reported that is along with 4 gamers who bought the virus after travelling to Dubai.
Coronavirus in the women’s game has been a serious difficulty in latest weeks, with the WSL and Girls’s Championship returning their highest variety of constructive Covid-19 outcomes December.
And this week The Telegraph reported a number of Arsenal players are thought to be ‘furious’ after a member of their group was hit with coronavirus following a break in Dubai.
The cancellation of Man Metropolis’s sport with the Hammers means Olli Harder should wait till a derby conflict with Tottenham for his sport in control of the Irons.
The new West Ham Women’s boss believes there will likely be “numerous work to do” along with his facet at the moment two locations above the underside spot within the league.
Tougher advised West Ham’s website: “There’s numerous work to do and we’re not going to vary issues in 48 hours, however there’s one thing to work with.
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West Ham’s new boss Olli Tougher’s first WSL sport in cost will now be in opposition to TottenhamCredit score: Rex Options
“And, as we develop the squad and we develop the gamers inside the squad that we’ve got, I feel we will likely be pleasantly stunned.
“There may be high quality inside the squad and high quality inside the membership by way of the teaching employees, and competency inside the membership.
“It’s a historic membership, and a large membership on this planet sport. However on the ladies’s facet we’re barely a number of years previous professionally.”