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Blackburn and Gillingham games delayed due to waterlogged fields

Tuesday19 January 2021 | 19:08
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Storm Christoph caused the postponement of Tuesday’s matches at Blackburn and Gillingham as it was raining heavily across the country.

Sky Bet Championship match between

Blackburn

and second-placed Swansea was postponed due to a waterlogged Ewood Park pitch.

A statement was posted on the

Blackburn

website:

“Following a pitch inspection at Ewood Park this morning, and with further wet weather forecast, a decision was made by local referee Michael Salisbury to postpone the game.

“Details for the rearranged fixture – as well as the planned ‘Rovers Remember’ tribute – will be announced in due course.”

Gillingham

’s Sky Bet League One match against Lincoln was also postponed on Tuesday morning because of a waterlogged pitch.

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