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EFL statement: Harrogate Town

9 August 2021

Harrogate Town’s next three fixtures will not take place as scheduled due to positive cases of COVID-19 being identified within the Club’s squad.

It means a number of individuals are unable to play or train due to either a positive test or the requirement to self-isolate in line with Government and EFL guidance. 

The games affected are: 

  • 10th August – Harrogate Town v Rochdale – Carabao Cup Round One 
  • 14th August – Crawley Town v Harrogate Town
  • 17th August – Leyton Orient v Harrogate Town 

Following discussions with the Club, the League has agreed to Harrogate’s request to rearrange the League fixtures with all parties now to mutually find alternative dates which will confirmed in due course. 

In respect of rescheduling the Carabao Cup game, the League will consider any proposal put forward by the Club as under the rules, if a fixture is not able to be re-arranged ahead of the following round, then a Club would have to forfeit the tie. 

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