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Soccer-Man City women's game postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

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Soccer-Man City women's game postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak
Soccer-Man City women's game postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  

<div> <p> – Manchester City’s Women’s League Cup game away at Leicester City which was scheduled to kick off later on Wednesday has been postponed due to a <span class="caps">COVID</span>-19 outbreak in the squad, the club said.</p> <p>“The decision has been taken by the Football Association following a number of further positive <span class="caps">COVID</span>-19 cases in the women’s squad in addition to the two previously confirmed,” Manchester City said in a statement.</p> <p>“A new date for the game will be announced in due course, with all tickets remaining valid for the rescheduled fixture.”</p> <p>City are top of Group B in the League Cup. They are scheduled to face Reading on Sunday in the Women’s Super League, where they are sixth in the standings.</p> <p>The men’s top flight in England had a record 42 cases of <span class="caps">COVID</span>-19 in the past week and two games have already been called off in the last few days.</p> <p/> </div>