Newcastle United managing new Covid-19 outbreak as Under-23 fixture postponed

Newcastle United are managing another Covid-19 outbreak – at the club’s Academy.

Monday, 10th January 2022, 1:51 pm

Tonight’s Premier League 2 fixture against West Bromwich Albion at Whitley Park has been postponed.

The fixture couldn’t played after to Covid-19 cases and injuries depleted Elliot Dickman’s Under-23 squad.

Eddie Howe lost several first-team players to Covid-19 -self-isolation after Christmas, and two Premier League fixtures were postponed.

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Speaking last week, head coach Howe said: “It’s affected us again. We’re certainly feeling the affects of Covid. We’re applying the rules, and trying to manage it accordingly.”