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Derby closed down training ground due to COVID-19 spike in the team

Tue 05 January 2021 | 9:30

Derby County F.C. have shut their training ground -Moor Farm- after the increasing number of positive COVID-19 tests within their club

Derby

have affirmed that several senior-team staff members and players are infected with Covid-19 and at present in quarantine, while the club are communicating with the English Football League with respect to their impending matches. 

An announcement on the club’s official website said:

“Staff members and players were tested on Monday and have subsequently returned a number of positive results.

“The names of those individuals will not be made public for medical confidentiality reasons, but they and their close contacts must now serve a period of isolation at home in line with UK Government guidelines.

“In accordance with Derby County and EFL COVID-19 protocol, the club’s Moor Farm training ground has been closed with immediate effect.

“In addition, the club is in dialogue with the EFL and Football Association in relation to upcoming fixtures.”

The Rams lost 1-0 to Sheffield United in the

EFL Championship

a weekend ago at Wednesday, The Blades reported they had shut their training ground on Monday. 

The Rams are booked to play against the sixth tier of English football side Chorley, who plays in National League North, on Saturday in the third round of the

FA Cup

.

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