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Ross County v Hibernian postponed following positive Covid-19 tests

The Premiership match has been called off hours before kick-off.

Ross County v Hibernian postponed following positive Covid-19 tests SNS Group

Ross County’s Premiership match against Hibernian has been postponed after the Edinburgh side reported positive Covid-19 cases.

Hibernian say they do not have enough fit players to play the game and the SPFL has agreed to postpone the fixture.

A statement form the league body read: ” This afternoon’s cinch Premiership match between Ross County and Hibernian at the Global Energy Stadium has been postponed.

“Hibernian requested that the SPFL postpone the fixture as, due to positive Covid cases and close
contacts, they do not have sufficient players available to fulfil the fixture.”

An SPFL spokesman said: “After reviewing the information provided by Hibernian, Saturday’s match
between Ross County and Hibernian has been postponed and a further update will be provided in
due course.”

A statement from Hibernian read: “Two first-team players have tested positive in the latest round of testing this morning. They have been in close contact to a number of other players in the squad that travelled to Dingwall.

“We have taken all appropriate precautions including transporting the squad on two coaches, however in line with SPFL regulations and guidance, we have no other alternative than to postpone the fixture due to the number of players affected making us unable to field a team.”

Ross County added: “We can confirm that a short time ago we received information from the SPFL that today’s match with Hibernian has been postponed due to a Covid outbreak within the Hibernian team.

“Ross County are extremely disappointed with this situation and apologise to all home and away supporters & staff travelling to this fixture as a result of this decision which is entirely due to circumstances beyond our control.” 

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