Storm Eunice continues to cause chaos with BLIZZARDS causing EFL games to be called off

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Storm Eunice continues to cause chaos with BLIZZARDS causing EFL games to be called off as staff at Blackburn battle to clear snow-covered pitch and get their game with Millwall on

  • Storm Eunice is effecting football matches up and down the country
  • The UK has been hit with high winds, heavy rain and blizzards up in the North
  • Blackburn are of several clubs battling to get their game on over the weekend


Storm Eunice took its toll on Saturday’s Football League programme as high winds and snow wreaked havoc across the country.

Salford’s Sky Bet League Two clash with Crawley on Saturday was postponed because of a waterlogged pitch.

The playing surface at the Peninsula Stadium was judged to be unplayable after a second inspection following continued heavy rain.

Salford City's match with Crawley Town has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch

Salford City’s match with Crawley Town has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch

A statement on the cub’s official website read: ‘The surface passed a preliminary pitch inspection by the match official at 9am, with the officials due to return at 12:30pm.

‘However rainfall continuously fell throughout the morning, and when we requested that the match referee return earlier to re-assess and he deemed the surface unplayable.’

In League One, heavy snow put pay to Fleetwood’s home clash with Lincoln.

Heavy snow at Fleetwood Town has meant their match against Lincoln City was cancelled

Heavy snow at Fleetwood Town has meant their match against Lincoln City was cancelled

Shrewsbury’s game with Morecambe at the Montgomery Waters Meadow was called off by a waterlogged pitch.

Blackburn’s fixture at home to Millwall got the go ahead after an inspection, with further checks due at other grounds ahead of kick-off.

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