Burnley Record New Covid-19 Case

Burnley head coach Sean Dyche will miss Saturday’s F.A. Cup third-round tie against Huddersfield Town after testing positive for Covid-19. The Premier League club said their 50-year-old head coach was following “mandatory self-isolation protocols” after being found to have the virus on Tuesday.

Burnley Head Coach Sean Dyche Test Positive for Coronavirus

Burnley have not indicated that an outbreak has affected the club. The Clarets had three games postponed in December because of coronavirus cases at other clubs.

Burnley Record New Covid-19 Case

A total of 17 English top-flight games have been postponed since the start of December because of the impact of the Omicron variant. English Premier League announced on Monday that 14,250 Covid-19 tests were carried out on players and staff between 27 December and 2 January, with 94 positive results.

This was the first week-by-week decrease in positive tests for eight weeks, with a record 103 positives recorded the previous week. Meanwhile, Sean Dyche will have to watch his side play the F.A. Cup froths isolation venue. 

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