Scarborough forfeit FA Trophy tie

Scarborough Athletic have had to forfeit their FA Trophy tie with Witton Albion.

The club have had to withdraw because of Covid related reasons.

A statement said: “Scarborough Athletic can confirm that two of our playing staff have tested positive for Covid-19, and as a result, a number of players will have to self-isolate. 

“The club and these players have followed the correct protocols and the cases have been reported to the NHS and relevant authorities.

“With the health, wellbeing and livelihood of our players and staff paramount, we have taken the difficult decision, in line with FA protocols, to withdraw from our FA Trophy match with Witton Albion on Saturday, thus forfeiting the tie. 

“Announcements on forthcoming league games will be made in due course following consultation with the Northern Premier League.”    

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