Southampton v Newcastle official statement postponed – People will not be named
Southampton versus Newcastle is off.
An official statement from Newcastle United (see below) confirming the news on Friday.
No big surprise to anyone, with Thursday’s visit to Everton having already been canceled and media reporting that further positive Covid tests had an impact on the NUFC this week, as well as Isaac Hayden undergoing knee surgery which is expected. prevent it from entering for months.
In their official statement, Newcastle United included this: “The club will not name people who have contracted Covid-19 or their vaccination status. We ask that their privacy be respected and we wish them a speedy and full recovery. ‘
Legally, the club could not name names anyway, unless it was with the express permission of each player concerned.
Although no one can really gain anything from going public with those who test positive.
Hoping for good health very soon for all concerned as we move into 2022.
Newcastle United official declaration on the Southampton vs Newcastle match:
“Sunday’s Premier League clash between Southampton and Newcastle United at St. Mary’s Stadium has been postponed due to ongoing Covid-19 cases and injuries among the Magpies first team.
The game is Newcastle United’s second game in a row to be postponed following the cancellation of Thursday’s scheduled game at Everton as several players and staff succumbed to illness and injuries over the holiday season.
As per protocol, the Magpies submitted a separate request to the Premier League to postpone the trip to the south coast, and this was approved by the Premier League board.
The two away matches will now be rescheduled and new dates and times will be confirmed in due course.
Newcastle United once again thank the respective clubs and the Premier League for their cooperation and understanding.
The club also apologizes to the supporters affected by the two postponements and asks them to keep their tickets.
The club will not name people who have contracted Covid-19 or their vaccination status. We ask that their privacy be respected and we wish them a speedy and full recovery.
For the latest coronavirus guidelines, please visit gov.uk/coronavirus.
To learn more about vaccinations and how to book one, visit nhs.uk/covidvaccine. ‘