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Brentford v Rotherham United rearranged

Game shifted from tomorrow to April following positive Covid-19 tests at Rotherham United

5 March 2021

Brentford's Sky Bet Championship game against Rotherham United has been postponed and will now take place in April. The game was due to take place tomorrow, Saturday 6 March, kicking off at 3pm, but cannot take place at positive Covid-19 tests have been reported by Rotherham. The game will now take place on Tuesday 27 April and will kick-off at 7pm on that day.

The EFL have issued the following statement in relation to the news:

Rotherham United’s Sky Bet Championship fixture against Brentford on Saturday 6 March has been suspended.

[Rotherham] informed the EFL that they would be unable to fulfil the fixture following recent positive Covid-19 tests and the requirement for players and staff to self-isolate as per EFL and Government guidance in order to mitigate against the risk of further infection.

The circumstances surrounding the postponement will now be the subject of an investigation in accordance with EFL Regulations.

The rearranged fixture will take place on Tuesday 27 April, kick-off 7pm.

ENDS

Everyone at Brentford FC sends their best wishes to Rotherham United for a safe and speedy recovery to all those who are affected.


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