The English gamers union reminded golf equipment of the corona protocol on Friday as a result of rising variety of infections in skilled soccer. The Skilled Footballers Affiliation (PFA) urges gamers to cease cuddling with teammates when celebrating a aim, amongst different issues.
The variety of optimistic corona exams in English skilled soccer is rising by the week and a number of other matches have already been canceled this month as a consequence of corona outbreaks at golf equipment. There could also be extra this week, so the PFA feels referred to as to remind everybody of the principles once more.
“We now have informed the gamers that they’re doing very properly and deserve a number of credit score, however that it is very important proceed to observe the protocol. At all times follow what the medical employees tells you about protecting distance and hygiene,” says PFA- chairman Gordon Taylor in dialog with The Instances.
The corona protocol states, amongst different issues, that gamers mustn’t hug one another when celebrating a aim, however in each match gamers nonetheless go to one another after they’ve scored.
“When celebrating a aim, I perceive it is onerous to faux nothing occurred,” mentioned Taylor. “Scoring offers an adrenaline rush and that is precisely what soccer is all about. However avoiding contact with others is an important a part of the method and we reminded the gamers as soon as once more.”
This season, 4 Premier League video games and greater than 50 video games within the English Soccer League – the Championship, the League One and the League Two – have been postponed as a consequence of corona infections. This weekend, the FA Cup duels Aston Villa-Liverpool and Chorley-Derby County, amongst others, are in query. Southampton-Shrewsbury City has already been delayed as a consequence of a corona outbreak.