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David Beckham's planned visit to Salford City is postponed as freezing conditions disrupt weekend fixtures Former England captain David Beckham was due to watch the non-league club His appointment as a director was formally approved by the Football Association The fixture with Maidstone has been rearranged for Tuesday due to the weather

By Press Association Reporter

Published: 17:55 GMT, 1 February 2019 | Updated: 17:55 GMT, 1 February 2019

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David Beckham's planned visit to Salford City has been postponed as freezing conditions threaten to disrupt the sporting calendar this weekend.

Former England captain Beckham was due to watch the non-league club's FA Trophy third-round tie with Maidstone on Saturday after his appointment as a director was formally approved by the Football Association on Thursday.

But the fixture has been rearranged for Tuesday because of the weather, and Press Association Sport understands Beckham will not be in attendance.

David Beckham was due to watch the non-league club's FA Trophy third-round tie

David Beckham was due to watch the non-league club's FA Trophy third-round tie

The 43-year-old has purchased a 10 per cent stake in Salford and is a part-owner along with former team-mates Gary and Phil Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt as well as Singapore businessman Peter Lim.

Elsewhere, Saturday's English Football League fixtures at Crewe and Port Vale have also fallen victim to the weather.

Crewe announced the pitch at

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