The England-Scotland under-19 friendly was abandoned at half-time on Thursday. reason ? The Scottish coach tested positive for the Kovid-19. At their training center, England were leading 3–1 when the game was disrupted as a “precaution” when reports of contamination of Scottish young manager Billy Stark were known. The second result of this positive test, another friendly match on Sunday between the two countries has been postponed.
“Billy will now go home and go into isolation for ten days“The Scottish Federation said in a statement. The rest of the Scottish squad of players and staff will also step in.”As a precaution in isolation for 14 days“, While Scottish officials will define whether there are contacts in relation to Billy Stark,” added the federation.
The England senior team is not affected by the incident as they took residence at Penhill Park in Surrey (south-west London) to prepare for three international matches, including the first match against Wales on Thursday evening. Scotland, which she plays in Glasgow on Thursday night, including the play-off for Euro-2020 against Israel without three of her players, also tested positive for the coronovirus.
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