Hull City’s clash against Blackburn becomes the EIGHTH Championship game to be called off on Boxing Day after an outbreak in the Tigers’ squad as it follows Luton vs Bristol City in being postponed
- Championship has been hit by a spate of postponements amid Covid outbreaks
- Hull City vs Blackburn Rovers is the latest game to be pushed back by the virus
- It is now the eighth match in the second tier to be effected on Boxing Day
Hull’s Sky Bet Championship match against Blackburn became the latest Boxing Day fixture to be postponed.
The Tigers announced just over two hours before kick-off that the match – due to be televised by Sky Sports – would not go ahead due to positive cases in their squad.
Hull wrote on Twitter: ‘Today’s match has been postponed due to positive Covid-19 cases in our squad, so we are unable to field the required number of players for the game.
‘We apologise to both sets of fans for the inconvenience caused by the late notice.’
More to follow.
Hull City’s Boxing Day clash vs Blackburn Rovers has been postponed amid a Covid outbreak