sport news Covid outbreaks at Premier League and EFL clubs spark concern for the new season

sport news Covid outbreaks at Premier League and EFL clubs spark concern for the new season
sport news Covid outbreaks at Premier League and EFL clubs spark concern for the new season
Covid outbreaks at Premier League and EFL clubs spark concern for the new season as players return to training and government warns of a super-surge in infections that could hit 100,000-a-day in August Covid continues to wreak havoc in sport with the entire England cricket team in isolation following infections among players and backroom staff Outbreaks have also been recorded at a Premier League football club and at least one EFL side, with the sport set to keep safety protocols in place Public health experts and club executives are urging players to be vaccinated The Premier League season starts on August 13 and the EFL on August 7 

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Premier League and EFL players have tested positive for Covid after returning to preseason training, prompting fears of further outbreaks and disruption to the new season, as infection rates soar in the UK.

The cases of coronavirus have sent a ripple of concern through the top flight and football league, as clubs prepare for the start of the new season in August.

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Club executives are urging players to take their Covid vaccinations, which public health experts say is the best way to ensure the new season goes ahead with minimal disruption, but some are reluctant, saying they have concerns over the jabs.

Clubs are returning to pre-season training as Covid infection rates surge in the general population sparking concerns that the new season could be affected. Pictured: Aston Villa in training last season.

Clubs are returning to pre-season training as Covid infection rates surge in the general population sparking concerns that the new season could be affected. Pictured: Aston Villa in training last season.

News of the positive tests, that have affected two players at a top flight club, according to The Telegraph, with further cases at least one EFL club, comes amid dire warnings

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