The Orchard Welsh Premier Women’s League has been informed of the decision taken by the Football Association of Wales Medical Panel to postpone the WPWL Cup match between Port Talbot Town and Swansea City on Sunday (18 October) due to a positive COVID-19 test result.
On Saturday, 17 October, the FAW released the following statement:
The Orchard Welsh Premier Women’s League Cup match between Port Talbot Town and Swansea City has been postponed following a decision of the FAW Medical Panel.
The match was due to be played on Sunday, 18 October, however, following a positive COVID-19 test within the Port Talbot Town squad, the decision has been taken to postpone the game.
The FAW was informed of the positive test by the club on Friday (16 October). As a result, the club has since followed national guidelines and a further two squad members are currently isolating as a precaution until their test results are received.
The Orchard WPWL General Manager, Ianthe Mumford, said: “The Welsh Premier Women’s League fully supports the decision taken by the FAW Medical Panel as the safety of all involved is of paramount importance.
"I’m pleased that Port Talbot Town have followed the league’s protocols and informed us of the matter at their earliest opportunity and we appreciate their prompt communications.
“We wish the individual a speedy recovery.”
A new date for the match will be arranged in due course.
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