Rotherham United’s second-tier Championship game against Derby County on Saturday has been called off due to
cases in their squad, the English Football League (EFL) said.
Rotherham added in a statement https://www.themillers.co.uk/news/2020/december/read–club-statement—rotherham-united-v-derby-county that one of their players had returned a positive
result, with more first-team players showing symptoms of the novel
Rotherham, 20th in the standings, were due to host 22nd-placed Derby at the New York Stadium on Saturday at 1500 GMT.
“This afternoon’s Sky Bet Championship fixture between Rotherham United and Derby County has been postponed following an outbreak of
, with players and first-team staff required to self-isolate in line with EFL and Government guidance,” the EFL said in a statement https://twitter.com/EFL_Comms/status/1340289833701400578/photo/1.
The date for the rearranged fixture will be confirmed later, the EFL said.
Earlier this week, Sunderland’s three League One (third-tier) games were called off following an outbreak of
at the club.