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Indignant Spurs are demanding solutions from Prem chiefs after their recreation with Fulham was known as off barely three hours earlier than kick-off.
The late determination left Tottenham questioning why League bossed waited so lengthy to reply to Fulham’s request for a postponement, which has plunged Spurs right into a fixture disaster.
Tottenham frustration intensified as Jose Mourinho, his workers and his gamers gathered to organize for the Fulham match, which was nonetheless on till shortly after 2.30pm when each golf equipment had been contacted.
Prem chiefs defined the choice had been taken by the League Board “following a big rise in optimistic Covid-19 circumstances in addition to quite a lot of gamers displaying signs”.
SunSport understands that six Fulham gamers and 4 workers examined optimistic, which didn’t set off the automated postponement threshold of getting fewer than 14 senior gamers accessible.
However the Cottagers had the again of Public Well being England of their request and the Prem added: “The Board consulted its medical advisors and the choice to postpone the sport has been taken as a precaution and with the well being of gamers and workers because the precedence.”
The Fulham squad was then “retested instantly” in an try to permit Scott Parker’s males to fulfil Sunday’s journey to Burnley, whereas Mourinho’s gamers had an surprising coaching session earlier than heading residence.
In the meantime, Manchester Metropolis have introduced first group coaching will resume after a coronavirus outbreak on the membership.
The Residents introduced quite a lot of gamers had examined optimistic over the weekend, ensuing within the cancellation of their conflict with Everton.
Metropolis’s return to coaching means their recreation in opposition to Chelsea this weekend is about to go forward.
Frank Lampard might have been hoping for it to be axed following his aspect’s dismal Christmas run.
Metropolis’s Carabao Cup semi in opposition to rivals United can also be set to happen subsequent week too.