According to widespread reports, a number of players and members of Contes staff returned positive lateral flow tests on Monday. A visibly concerned Antonio Conte said he and his Tottenham squad were scared to come into work as a COVID-19 outbreak rips through the squad. At the end of the training session today, again one player positive. And we continue in this way. Reuters provides business, financial, national and international news to professionals via desktop terminals, the world's media organizations, industry events and directly to consumers. See here for a complete list of exchanges and delays. 2004-2023 CBS Interactive. 25 Apr 2023 12:43AM (Updated: 25 Apr 2023 12:54AM) Tottenham Hotspur have sacked interim coach Cristian Stellini, the Premier League club said on Monday (Apr 24) after they suffered a 6-1 . Last season, the Premier League postponed six matches because of Covid-19 cases at clubs, including Spurs' game against Fulham, which was called off on the day of the game. Both men, who trained with the group on Thursday, were shown to have contracted Covid-19 after tests in the last 24 hours. All rights reserved. See here for a complete list of exchanges and delays. "Of these, there were twelve new positive tests. The Blues face Zenit in the Champions League on Wednesday LIVE on talkSPORT 2 but manager Thomas Tuchel has confirmed Kovacic will take no part and is now in self-isolation. Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. "Eight players and five members of staff (have tested positive), but the problem is that every day we're having people with COVID-19," Conte told reporters. All rights reserved. Another member of staff? Tottenham already had one game to make up after their Premier League match against Burnley last week was rescheduled due to heavy snowfall in Lancashire. They now join Doug McDermott, who is still listed as out for Friday night's. The other is in the Premier League against Brighton this weekend. Another member of staff? A Premier League statement confirmed there were 12 new positive tests for Covid-19 in the latest rounds of testing. Holomua Elementary School students practiced social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. Spurs Sports and Entertainment CEO R.C. "I support them when I need to speak with them. Postponing league games is taken on a case-by-case basis and the decision would be made by the Premier League board if a request is received from a club. I'm here to speak about football, my players, the atmosphere we want to see tomorrow. After the international break, there are always huge issues that happen, Nuno said, when asked whether he had fitness concerns over and above those with the South Americans. 5:54 pm ET, What to know about Sevilla vs. Man United on Thursday, Szczesny subbed off after experiencing chest pains, Europa League, FA Cup glory would mean United are back, Gunners crash out of Europa as injury worries grow, Conte and Spurs squad 'scared' amid COVID-19 outbreak, Prisco's draft grades for all 32 NFL teams, Track where undrafted NFL free agents are signing, Report: Bucs star Barrett's daughter, 2, drowns in pool, Bruins lose Game 7, extend Presidents' Trophy curse, Draymond: Sabonis wouldn't shake hands after Game 7, NFL schedule release target date, plus 5 things we know, Greatness guaranteed in LeBron-Curry renewal. However, if Tottenham are smart, they should strongly consider forfeiting the Rennes match and leaving the ECL for good. "The reports that we have is that they finished their games well. "People that yesterday weren't positive and today are, and we're continuing to have contact with (them). Charlotte coach James Borrego said that "there's no indication that anybody" on the Hornets' roster is positive for COVID-19. Eight players and five members of staff. A Tottenham source has told Football Insider that Son, Lucas Moura, Ben Davies and the injured Cristian Romero have also tested positive for the coronavirus this week. Tottenham: Two Spurs players test positive for coronavirus following international break, Tottenham boss Nuno Espirito Santo says there are always 'huge issues' for clubs to face after international breaks, Spurs will be without the two first-team players for Sunday's trip to Newcastle, Transfer Centre LIVE! We have small issues big issues, if you want. Feb. 16 (UPI) -- The San Antonio Spurs have postponed their next three games because four players from the team tested positive for COVID-19, the NBA announced Tuesday. They had their game against Fulham postponed. I think the worst is we dont know and we continue to have contact with people that the day before werent negative. Sky Sports have also claimed two members of the . "We have problems but I will not say before the game.". Sometimes he needs time. "The situation makes me very upset because the situation is serious," Conte said. "As of lunchtime on Wednesday, we understand Spurs have not made that request to Premier League. Eight players and five members of staff have. For sure this is not a good situation. It is not right for everyone because we have contact with our family when we come back home.". They are under two different jurisdictions, one UEFA which is the Rennes game tomorrow night. 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After Conte had arrived at Spurs on 2. "Tomorrow, who? Nuno insists it is only a matter of time before Kane finds his scoring boots and wants to help provide him with the best conditions. ', Arteta: This is not over | Lampard: Arsenal still in the title race. Nuno described the home win over Aston Villa on the Sunday before last which ended a three-game losing streak in the league as a reference point. Tottenham arent the only club affected, either, with Chelsea confirming on Tuesday that midfielder Mateo Kovacic has also tested positive for COVID-19. Dec 8 (Reuters) - Eight Tottenham Hotspur players have tested positive for COVID-19, leaving only 10 players available ahead of the club's final Europa Conference League group match at home to France's Stade Rennais, manager Antonio Conte said on Wednesday. Instead we are talking about people that have COVID.". Every day we are having contact with people that are false negative and become positive and everyone is a bit scared. They also had a game against Leyton Orient in the League Cup postponed. It's a serious problem. Dejan Kulusevski, Tottenham Hotspur 6 James Maddison, Leicester City 6 Kieran Trippier, Newcastle United 6 Jack Grealish, Man City 6 Ollie Watkins, Aston Villa 6 Pascal Gross, Brighton 6 Dominic Solanke, Bournemouth 6 Rodri, Manchester City 6 Gabriel Jesus, Arsenal 5 Morgan Gibbs-White, Nottingham Forest 5 1 min read. Should the Premier League board give the green light to Tottenham's request it will be the first game moved in the 2021-22 season due to COVID-19, reflecting the growing fear around the Omicron variant in the United Kingdom. The industry leader for online information for tax, accounting and finance professionals. For sure this is not a good situation. He subsequently added that Tottenham have 11 players available (UPDATE: Spurs Europa Conference League match has been postponed). In the Premier League, the 2021-22 handbook states permission will not be granted to postpone a league match if a club has 14 or more players on its squad list available. April 28, 2023, 10:30 a.m. "As with our other affected fixture, against Stade Rennais in the Europa Conference League, we shall update supporters with more information as soon as it is available," they said. The club has announced that it will appeal to the Premier League board to postpone this weekends match at Brighton, but UEFA regulations currently state that for European matches, clubs are expected to play if they can field 13 players from either List A or B. The . "As a team we need to provide as a team, as a club and when I say club we need to realise it is like that sometimes you are on top of the world and sometimes you are not. "I think this is a serious problem. "So, different circumstances and different precedents set but also across different jurisdictions as well, but this week, involving UEFA and the Premier League, we'll just have to wait and see what the next 24 hours will bring because it can develop very quickly. There is a big infection. Tomorrow we don't know what will happen.". Any players from both sides who were sent home from training on Tuesday or later would be unable to return to work with U.K. guidelines requiring they isolate for 10 days. But the problem is that everyday we are having people with Covid. Neville: Spurs can't afford to let Kane leave this summer, Ref Watch: 'Klopp case closed but Jota got lucky! Dec 8 (Reuters) - Eight Tottenham Hotspur players have tested positive for COVID-19, leaving only 10 players available ahead of the club's final Europa Conference League group match at. section: | slug: tottenham-hotspur-covid-outbreak-spurs-face-fixture-list-pile-up-as-brighton-premier-league-game-postponed | sport: soccer | route: | The team was never the same after that, with key. However, postponing league games is taken on a case-by-case basis and the decision would be made by the Premier League board if a request is received from a club. Its bad timing for the north London club ahead of a packed few weeks, but it is claimed no decision will be made regarding their upcoming fixtures until those who tested positive undergo PCR tests on Tuesday. at Mateo was in training yesterday with a big smile and was pure pleasure to have him back, said the Chelsea boss. Between those dates 3,154 people were tested across two rounds of testing. As of Wednesday evening, UEFA says the game is going ahead because Tottenham, we understand, have just about a number available to fulfill that fixture. The NBA called that game off on Monday. That means that as things currently stand, the match is still on. The San Antonio Spurs announced on Monday that five players are currently under the NBA's COVID health and safety protocols and will not be with the team for its next scheduled game at Oklahoma . But while the Premier League season-opener went ahead in England even when multiple first-team players were ruled out, in Scotland the story has been very different. The Hornets games affected were scheduled for Wednesday against the Chicago Bulls and Friday against the Denver Nuggets. "Instead we are talking about the people that have Covid.". Opponents have failed to make more than 10 3s against the Spurs in that stretch while . Access unmatched financial data, news and content in a highly-customised workflow experience on desktop, web and mobile. In February 2021, four Spurs tested positive for COVID-19, forcing them to quarantine in North Carolina and have several games postponed. Antonio Conte put the number at eight first team players and five members of staff in a press conference yesterday, Ancelotti on Giannis: 'I think in 100% the same way', Everton vs. Leicester City picks, prediction, odds, Arsenal women in action on CBS Sports Golazo Network, Here We Go: Chelsea look to make even more signings, How to watch, live stream: Bologna vs. Juventus. Those cases followed two similar results on Tuesday after the initial outbreak. Their match against. Antonio Conte has confirmed eight players of Tottenham's first-team squad and five staff members have tested positive for coronavirus. Antonio Conte has confirmed eight players of Tottenham's first-team squad and five staff members have tested positive for coronavirus. The situation is serious but I dont know and its a pity because I repeat during the press conference I want to speak about football and now to speak about Covid I think this is not a good thing for you, me, our fans, for all of football I think.. The Charlotte Hornets, who . If we could, we would repeat the same XI [as against Villa] because thats the best way to start something. Tottenham Hotspur have been rocked by a Covid-19 outbreak in their camp and it's been reported up to six players have tested positive. The news comes after the Premier League reported 12 positive coronavirus tests among players and staff from November 29 to December 5. Cristian Romero and Giovani Lo Celso of Argentina, together with Emerson Royal of Brazil, started World Cup qualifiers that kicked off in the small hours of Friday UK time and Davinson Snchez was an unused member of the Colombia squad that played on Thursday night. The postponements announced Tuesday push the total of games that have been moved back this season because of positive tests or contact-tracing issues to 29, including the Spurs' game at the Detroit Pistons that was to have been played Tuesday night. We have a training session to prepare for the game against Rennes, but its very difficult. At the time, Mikel Arteta expressed his surprise that the game did go ahead because Arsenal had around four positive cases, but we also know Arsenal didn't make a specific request to the Premier League to have that game postponed. Following a positive test in the squad earlier in the week, a total of 17 cases were reported to have been recorded among players and staff. Eligibility restrictions apply. They are preparing for those games. Tottenham's Nuno has 'big issues' as two players test positive for Covid-19 Tottenham duo will now have to isolate for 10 days Spurs have four South Americans returning late from duty Nuno. What started out as reports of six COVID-positive players has ballooned up to eight, and possibly now more. Then disruption, international break , What we want when players go to the national teams is for them to return healthy. After that comes an EFL Cup quarter-final against West Ham United and the lurch into English football's hectic Christmas fixture list. However, if the cases of at least seven players are confirmed, they would have to isolate for ten days which would see them miss up to three matches and deal the Italian boss a big selection headache. It added: "The postponed fixture will be rescheduled in due course and the Premier League wishes a quick recovery to those with COVID-19.". 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"We can also say, that at the training ground, Tottenham are following strict protocols. "I am being very honest, I don't see anything different," Nuno said. There's a lot that we. The Associated Press contributed to this report. Though news of the postponement will doubtless be welcomed by Conte and his players they will face a sizeable tranche of extra fixtures to make up in the coming weeks. Every time. Loading. "Let's try and answer the why in this. I think that's really where it starts.". Thursday brings a trip to Leicester City before they host Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday. However, with seven players and possibly more likely to be ruled out, it is reported Spurs could send a request to the Premier League for their game against Brighton to be postponed. Silvergate revealed in January that it had realized an $886 million loss from selling securities in 2022 and that deposits fell to $3.8 billion at the end of the year from $11.9 billion in Q3. Today one player and one member of staff. Some might say it is worth continuing. The news is a major blow to head coach. Yes but surely it is difficult. We continue in this way. Being ruled out because of the protocols can suggest any number of things, including a positive test, a suspected positive test or contact-tracing data showing that a player might have been exposed to a person with COVID-19. "The good news is we have all the players available . Tottenham are in a position where they need to beat Rennes in order to be assured progression out of the group stage of the event. Build the strongest argument relying on authoritative content, attorney-editor expertise, and industry defining technology. What started out as reports of six COVID-positive players has ballooned up to eight, and possibly now more. Please check the opt-in box to acknowledge that you would like to subscribe. The match was then called off a minute into the second half as goalkeeper Joao Monteiro dropped to the floor, forcing the referee to abandon the game due to the minimum number of players not being on the field. The Charlotte Hornets, who played the Spurs on Sunday, are undergoing contact tracing and will have their next two games postponed, the NBA said. Aston Villa had games against Everton and Newcastle called off. At the end of the training session today, again, one player positive. "The Premier League is providing this aggregated information for the purposes of competition integrity and transparency. There a reduced numbers on site, essential staff only as they take measures to try and contain this virus outbreak.". Rennes added: "[Spurs' representative] did not announce the number of players with Covid, even though the rule states the match must be played if the team has 13 outfield players and a goalkeeper. 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