First team self-isolate after player tests positive for Covid-19

Wisbech Town FC’s first-team squad and management team are self-isolating after one of the group members tested positive for Covid-19.

The member began to show coronavirus symptoms on Saturday, October 24 following their Northern Premier League South East Division game at Loughborough Dynamo.

In a statement, the Fenmen, who have no fixture this weekend, said the group will now self-isolate until Sunday, November 8.

The statement read: “On Saturday evening, one of the first team group began to display mild symptoms of Covid-19, which was later confirmed by a positive test result.

“Following consultation with the Northern Premier League the decision has been made to cease all first team activity.

“The squad and management team are now self-isolating in line with government guidelines until Sunday, November 8.”

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The statement added: “With there being no league game this Saturday, the only match affected by this is the trip to Stocksbridge Park Steels on Saturday, November 7 which has been postponed to a later date.”