Rotherham vs Derby postponed after Millers player tested positive for Covid-19 | Football News

Rotherham’s Sky Bet Championship game against Derby was postponed after one Millers player tested positive for Covid-19 and other team members showed signs of the virus.

The match, which was to take place at New York Stadium on Saturday, was postponed less than 90 minutes before the 3pm record began.

A club statement from Rotherham read: “Rotherham United can confirm that the afternoon Sky Bet Championship match against Derby County has been postponed following a positive test of Covid-19 for a member of Paul Warne’s squad, with other players inside a bubble. first team showing current virus symptoms.

“Following discussions with the EFL and the medical advice given by them and the advice of our own club doctors, the club has decided to postpone the fixture agreed with the EFL.”

The EFL statement then explained: “The surrounding circumstances will now be subject to review in accordance with EFL rules.

“A revised date for retrofitting the fixture will be determined over time.”

Derby Wayne Rooney is currently in the relegation zone of the Championship, two places below Rotherham, but only a goal difference separates the sides with both on 16 points after 19 games.