Aston Villa vs. Newcastle Premier League game postponed due to outbreak

Steve Bruce’s Newcastle have been hit by a coronavirus outbreak.┬áMark Runnacles/Getty Images

Newcastle United’s match at Aston Villa on Friday has been postponed due to a number of Newcastle players and staff testing positive for COVID-19, the Premier League said on Tuesday.

“Several Newcastle United players and staff members are now self-isolating at home after returning positive test results in recent days,” Newcastle said in a statement.

“The club’s Training Centre site has been temporarily closed in order to contain the spread of the virus.”

The Premier League Board had a meeting on Tuesday and confirmed that the game had been postponed.

Published: 2020-12-01 17:10:47

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