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More matches postponed due to impact of storm leaving grounds wrecked

A number of Premier League, EFL, non league and SPFL fixtures have been postponed with the rise in Covid cases and snowfall.

Nine games are off in the English Football League, whilst majority of non league have been prevented from going ahead, and adverse weather conditions heavily effecting the SPFL with six games postponed.

Fulham’s Premier League match with Burnley on Sunday has been postponed after further positive COVID-19 tests at the club, taking the total to around nine according to journalists.

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Shrewsbury’s League One fixture with Crewe Alexandra on Saturday has been called off after a second player tested positive for Covid-19.

Shrewsbury are due to face Premier League Southampton in the third round of the FA Cup next Saturday.

A statement read: “Shrewsbury Town Football Club can confirm a second unnamed Salop player has tested positive for Covid-19.

“The health and safety of all staff members at Shrewsbury Town Football Club remains paramount and the club continually takes all necessary steps to protect all where possible. Therefore, Salop has informed the EFL that the club is unable to fulfil our Sky Bet League One fixture with Crewe Alexandra this Saturday.”

Fleetwood’s next two games in League One – against Ipswich on January 4 and Sunderland on January 9 – have been suspended following several positive coronavirus tests.

The club has advised the EFL that it is unable to fulfil the fixtures after the positive tests and because of the requirement for players and staff to self-isolate as per EFL and government guidance in order to mitigate against the risk of further infection.

The circumstances surrounding the postponement will now be the subject of an investigation in accordance with EFL Regulations.

Saturday’s Sky Bet League Two game between Barrow and Exeter City has been postponed due to a frozen pitch at The Progression Solicitors Stadium.

Accrington’s game against Portsmouth was postponed on New Year’s Day due to a frozen pitch and a drop in temperature expected to remain.

Bristol City’s Championship game away to Brentford, scheduled for Saturday, has been called off due to a number of City players developing coronavirus symptoms.

The club have not been able to arrange tests today due to their testing lab being closed for the Bank Holiday.

Therefore, following discussions with Brentford and the EFL, the decision has been taken to postpone the game for the safety of players and staff of both clubs.

Luton's game with Queens Park Rangers also called off with the Hatters unable to fulfill the fixture following several positive tests meaning players have to self isolate.

Harrogate Town's game against Cheltenham has also been postponed due to a frozen pitch.

Wigan's trip to Swindon has been called off due to a frozen pitch. An inspection took place at 11am, with the pitch deemed unplayable by officials.

More from the EFL was postponed, mainly just to a frozen pitch, just like the one here at Rotherham...

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Premier League, EFL, non league and SPFL fixtures postponed

Premier League
Burnley v Fulham

Brentford vs Bristol City
Luton vs QPR
Rotherham v Cardiff

League One
Accrington Stanley vs Portsmouth
Peterborough vs Doncaster
Rochdale vs MK Dons
Shrewsbury vs Crewe
Fleetwood vs Ipswich
Swindon vs Wigan

League Two
Barrow vs Exeter
Bradford vs Morecambe
Harrogate vs Cheltenham
Newport v Southend
Colchester v Tranmere

Scottish Championship
Arbroath vs Inverness Caledonian Thistle
Dunfermline Athletic vs Raith Rovers

Scottish League One
Dumbarton vs Airdrieonians
Partick Thistle vs Clyde

Scottish League Two
Albion Rovers vs Queen’s Park
Cowdenbeath vs Edinburgh City
Brechin City vs Elgin City

National League/North/South
Dagenham & Redbridge v Dover Athletic
FC Halifax Town v Hartlepool United
Notts County v King's Lynn Town
Sutton United v Bromley
Wealdstone v Maidenhead United
Curzon Ashton v Southport
Guiseley v Farsley Celtic
Spennymoor Town v Darlington
York City v Bradford (Park Avenue)
Alfreton Town v Boston United
Gateshead v Blyth Spartans
Bath City v Chippenham Town
Hemel Hempstead v St Albans City
Maidstone United v Tonbridge Angels
Tonbridge Angels v Dulwich Hamlet
Slough Town v Oxford City
Havant & Waterlooville v Eastbourne Borough

Other Non League
Brighouse Town v Golcar United
Coventry United v Sporting Bengal
Walsall Wood v Stourport Swifts
Coventry Copsewood v Leicester Road
Haxby Town v Harrison Signs
AFC St Austell v St Minver
Helston Athletic v Torpoint Athletic
Liskeard Athletic v St Dennis
Millbrook v Sticker
Mousehole v Perranwell
Ruan Minor v Dobwalls
St Blazey v Callington Town
St Dominick v Bodmin Town
Wadebridge Town v Launceston
Wendron United v Penzance
AFC Bentley v Retford United
Aintree Villa v South Liverpool
Glasshoughton Rock v Kirk Deighton
Whitkirk Wanderers v Beeston St Anthonys
Robin Hood Athletic v Huddersfield Amateur
Carlton Athletic v Headingley
- All Southern League - Premier Central
- All Southern League - Premier South
- All Southern League - Central Division
- All Southern League - South Division
- All Devon & Exeter League
- The entire NCEL
- All NWCFL and Hope Valley League fixtures

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