Leicester verify upcoming Premier League matches will go forward as deliberate regardless of native lockdown

Leicester have confirmed that every one soccer operations will proceed to go forward as deliberate regardless of a neighborhood lockdown within the metropolis.

A pointy rise in COVID-19 instances noticed Leicester turn into the primary metropolis within the UK to be put underneath a neighborhood lockdown – and there have been ideas this might have an effect on Leicester’s upcoming fixtures.

The King Energy continues to be anticipated to host the match towards Crystal Palace this weekend
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The Foxes are as a consequence of face Everton on Wednesday night time at Goodison Park and a spokesperson has confirmed that the journey to Merseyside, plus all different remaining fixtures, stay unaffected by the well being disaster.

Meaning the King Energy Stadium will nonetheless host conflict with Crystal Palace on Saturday.

A Leicester spokesperson mentioned: “All events stay completely happy that, by means of the continued implementation of our COVID-19 operations plan, the Membership’s soccer operations can proceed to soundly perform underneath current protocols and, in doing so, there shall be no larger threat posed to Membership personnel, visiting groups or our surrounding communities.

“Consequently, first crew coaching will proceed at Belvoir Drive and our forthcoming Premier League fixtures stay unaffected.

“The Membership stays agile to the evolving nature of the state of affairs and appropriate continuity preparations are in place within the occasion we’re required to deviate from our current protocols.”

The assertion added: “We urge our supporters within the metropolis to remain residence the place attainable and to proceed to observe the newest localised recommendation, obtainable.”

Leicester’s journey to Everton shall be LIVE on talkSPORT 2 on Wednesday night time.