The remaining Perth Glory A-League team matches for 2021 have been postponed to early 2022 after a player tested positive for COVID-19. The whole squad returned negative tests on December 11, with the anonymous player testing positive shortly after the team arrived in Brisbane on Wednesday ahead of their league game against Brisbane Roar.
“The scheduled Round 5 game between Brisbane Roar and Perth Glory and the scheduled Round 6 game between Adelaide United and Perth Glory have been postponed until early 2022,” the club said in a statement https://perthglory.com. at / news / a-leagues-report-glory-mens-matches-for-remain-of-2021 on their website. Glory owner Tony Sage said the club are investigating how the player caught the virus.
“We were in Adelaide for a while,” Sage told Perth 6PR radio station https://www.6pr.com.au/the-players-are-really-distraught-glory-players-face- christmas-in-qld-quarantine-after-positive-case. “The players were separated in the hotel, we were able to practice. It is very difficult to find. Unless it came from one of the hotel employees or someone who ate at the hotel. hotel.”
There have been several cases of A-League players testing positive for COVID-19 in recent weeks, with Sydney FC https://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-soccer-australia-idUKL4N2SS1I1, Western United and Newcastle Jets reported cases in December.
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