Oxford vs Wigan POSTPONED after mass Covid outbreak

OXFORD’S clash against Wigan has been postponed after a Covid outbreak in the hosts’ team.

The League One clash was scheduled to kick off at 3pm today.

Oxford's clash against Wigan has been postponed after a Covid outbreak in the hosts' team

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Oxford’s clash against Wigan has been postponed after a Covid outbreak in the hosts’ teamCredit: Getty

But a new date will now be arranged after SEVEN Oxford players tested positive for coronavirus.

The U’s said in a statement: “Oxford’s League 1 game at Wigan Athletic this afternoon has been postponed after seven of United’s players felt unwell overnight and received positive lateral flow tests this morning.

“Following consultation between the club, the EFL and Wigan Athletic, the game was called off and a new date will be arranged.

“The players involved will return to Oxford away from the main group of players.”

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