Britain to 'hopefully have corona vaccine by October' Ministers say

Coronavirus continues to hit UK Football as more games postponed.

Scunthorpe United are the latest football team to be hit by coronavirus with their next 3 games being postponed. The iron revealed on Saturday that 6 players missed the defeat at Exeter after testing positive for the virus.

The Iron had been set to host Salford City tonight. Colchester were due to visit Glanford Park on Friday. They were then due to play away to Port Vale on 3 November.

A club statement said eight players have tested positive for Covid-19, with a further 10 needing to self-isolate after being in close contact with them.

Scunthorpe’s remaining 10 players and staff will stop training for seven days as a precaution.

Already this season a number of games have been called off as a result of the pandemic.  Swindon Town were forced to postpone their game versus arch rivals Oxford United after a number of players tested positive.  The premier league has yet to be affected.


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