A PRE-SEASON friendly between Andover New Street and Salisbury FC has been called off due to an outbreak of coronavirus.

The game was due to take place this evening (Tuesday night) at 7.45pm, at Foxcotte Park in Andover. 

Just before 2pm this afternoon, Salisbury FC tweeted to say the match had been called off due to "a Covid outbreak across the Andover New Street team".

The tweet added: "We wish them a speedy recovery".

The Street said the cancellation was due to "unforeseen circumstances".

A post on Twitter added: "We apologise for the late cancellation and offer best wishes to Salisbury for the 2021-22 season."