Salford Metropolis’s match this night in opposition to Scunthorpe United has been postponed after the Iron have skilled a rising variety of coronavirus circumstances inside its squad and training workforce.
The Ammies beneath the short-term administration of Paul Scholes had been as a consequence of be on the highway this night travelling to Glanford Park.
Scunthorpe sit within the relegation zone whereas Salford are presently simply exterior the play-off locations.
However a membership assertion from the Iron has confirmed that the match in opposition to the Ammies, Friday’s match in opposition to Colchester United, and subsequent Tuesday’s recreation in opposition to Port Vale have now been postponed.
That is right down to eight Iron gamers testing constructive for coronavirus and an extra 10 having to self-isolate after coming into shut contact with them.
It has left Scunthorpe with simply 10 gamers out there for choice.
The assertion learn: “Scunthorpe United can verify our subsequent three Sky Guess League Two video games have been postponed because of the rising variety of COVID-19 circumstances amongst the enjoying and training workers.
“As a result of these circumstances, the membership has suggested the EFL it’s unable to securely fulfil the fixtures in opposition to Salford Metropolis (Tuesday, October 27th), Colchester United (Friday, October 30th) and Port Vale (Tuesday, November third) at current.
“Following testing on Monday, a complete of eight gamers have now examined constructive for COVID-19, with an additional 10 having to self-isolate as a consequence of coming into shut contact with these specific gamers, leaving simply 10 gamers out there.
“As a precaution, coaching for the unaffected gamers and workers may even stop for seven days.
“The membership is following all of Public Well being England and the EFL’s COVID-19 protocols and won’t identify the gamers in query. We ask that their request for privateness and confidentiality are revered right now.
“We want these affected a swift and secure restoration, and sit up for welcoming them again to the membership quickly.”
A press release from the Ammies confirmed the membership was made conscious of the postponement this morning and Salford have wished these affected a ‘speedy restoration’.