Friendly match against Manchester United canceled after positive Stoke coronavirus test | Football News


Man United insists no member of his team has contacted the infected Stoke player

Manchester United were forced to cancel their friendly match with Stoke at the last minute after the league side tested positive for coronavirus.

The teams met at United’s training center in Carrington, but the game was immediately abandoned without kicking the ball when an anonymous Stoke player tested positive, United insisting that none of his team only contacted him.

United had stepped up preparations for the Premier League return on June 17, with their first game against Tottenham in 10 days, and it looks like the squad will still be formed after Stoke’s departure from Carrington.

In the last round of Premier League coronavirus testing, no new positive cases were confirmed.

The Premier League reported testing 1,195 COVID-19 players and staff on Thursday June 4 and Friday June 5.

Man United to face Stoke at Carrington

Man United to face Stoke at Carrington

It was the sixth test cycle and the second time there were no positive results, with only one positive in the last three rounds.

Since the program began, the Premier League has performed 6,274 tests for COVID-19, with 13 positives and 6,261 negatives.

There were six positives from three clubs in the first round of testing, followed by two positives from two clubs, four positives from three clubs, zero positive, one positive – and now a second no-fault.

The rules for restarting the project require that a player who returns a positive test stay away from group activities for 14 days (subject to the return of a negative test after seven days, if the player is asymptomatic).

The tests will continue twice a week.

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West Ham vice president Karren Brady revealed details behind the restart of the Premier League project, including a traffic light system during matches

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  • 64 games live on Sky Sports from the provisional restart date of June 17
  • 25 games available for free
  • New Sky Sports Digital Innovations Are Also Planned To Improve Fan Experience

The 2019/20 Premier League season will tentatively resume on Wednesday June 17 and Sky, the UK’s largest football broadcaster, will make available 25 “free” games – including Everton vs Liverpool the first full weekend – for everyone in the UK to enjoy it.

Sky Sports will broadcast 64 Premier League games live at the end of the season. In addition to the 39 games already scheduled to be broadcast exclusively live on Sky Sports before the interruption of the coronavirus, 25 additional games will be available both on Sky Sports Premier League and on Sky’s free selection channel, allowing all nation to participate. the return of live sport.

To celebrate the return of the Premier League, Sky Sports will also launch a host of new and innovative features and updates to provide fans with an even more immersive experience and share moments live with family and friends on virtual platforms.

Extremely encouraging results not only as an individual dataset, as not a player or club staff member has been positive for Covid-19, but collectively, the test data now shows a trend that the medical protocols in place at each Premier League are robust.

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