Saturday’s Championship Games Cancelled After Outbreaks


Two Championship matches scheduled for Saturday have been postponed after Bristol City and Luton Town reported COVID-19 outbreaks of their squads on Friday.

Bristol City was scheduled to play second-placed Brentford whereas Luton Town was set to host Queens Park Rangers.

The constructive assessments have come three days after Luton Town hosted Bristol City and beat them 2-1. Bristol City stated their gamers confirmed COVID-19 signs however couldn’t check the whole squad and employees because the testing laboratory was closed with Friday being a New 12 months financial institution vacation.

That is Bristol City’s second main brush with COVID-19 after their Failand coaching floor was closed in November following a variety of constructive circumstances on the membership.

In the meantime, Luton Town stated there have been constructive circumstances amongst their senior players, employees and immediate members of household which meant others who have been in shut contact had to enter self-isolation. A variety of games throughout divisions have been postponed in current weeks because of COVID-19 outbreaks in clubs throughout the nation, together with those within the English Premier League (EPL).

Three top-flight matches have been postponed in December after quite a few constructive circumstances at Newcastle United, Manchester City and Fulham.

The nation is battling a brand new variant of the virus. Over the previous few weeks, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered hundreds of thousands of individuals to reside beneath the strictest restrictions to curb its spread after case numbers rose sharply.

The UK has had practically 2.5 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and recorded over 73,500 deaths.

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