A SECOND Salisbury match in a week has been called off due to issues with Covid.

A pre-season friendly between the first men's XI and Andover New Street was due to take place on Tuesday night, but had to be rearranged after "a Covid outbreak across the Andover New Street team".

And now the Salisbury FC Development squad have received "a proximity notification from the NHS app stemming from interactions with an opposition player on July 10".

The club say the warning was not in relation to Wednesday evening’s match at the Ray Mac, and the players are now isolating as instructed as a precaution.

There have been no positive tests within the Development squad so far.

As a result, the Development squad's match that was due to take place at Laverstock this evening has been postponed.

A statement from the club added: "The Salisbury FC first team are not affected as they have had no contact with the Dev squad. The friendly game against Totton this Saturday will go ahead as planned.

"As we learn to live with this virus, this is likely to occur for all teams and indeed for all places of work from time to time.

"Even though most restrictions are coming to an end, we still believe that regular hand washing, being mindful of your contact with others and following any isolation instructions will help to minimise the ongoing impact of Covid 19."

Laverstock is now looking for a replacement fixture.

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