Tottenham vs Fulham postponed LIVE: Match ABANDONED after Covid outbreak, Mourino takes to Instagram – latest updates

TOTTENHAM's clash with Fulham has been called off after a coronavirus outbreak at the West London side.

The decision was taken just four hours before kick-off, with Jose Mourinho taking aim at Prem officials after the late call.

Follow all the latest with our blog below…

  • Jim Sheridan

    TELL ME MOUR

    Safe to say that the timing of the decision hasn't gone down that well with a certain Jose Mourinho.

    The Tottenham boss indicated the club wasn't sure if the game was going ahead or not at 2pm, posting a video from the stadium.

    And there was thinly veiled sarcasm in his caption: "Match at 6 pm… We still don’t know if we play. Best league in the world"

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    A post shared by Jose Mourinho (@josemourinho)

  • Jim Sheridan

    CLOSE CIRCUIT

    Is the Premier League headed for a two-week circuit break after the latest postponement?

    We'll have more analysis soon, but from that Premier League statement and noises from the pundits, it still doesn't look likely.

    A certain Mr Neville is very keen that the show goes on..

  • Jim Sheridan

    PREM STATEMENT

    "Fulham FC’s match at Tottenham Hotspur, due to be played at 6pm this evening, has been postponed following a Premier League Board meeting this afternoon.

    "Fulham lodged a request with the Premier League Board to rearrange the fixture following a significant rise in positive COVID-19 cases, as well as a number of players showing symptoms today.

    "The Premier League Board has consulted its medical advisors and the decision to postpone the game has been taken as a precaution and with the health of players and staff as the priority. The group will now be retested immediately.

    "With low numbers of positive tests across the overwhelming majority of clubs, the Premier League continues to have full confidence in its COVID-19 protocols and being able to continue to play our fixtures as scheduled.

    "The League wishes those with COVID-19 a safe and speedy recovery and will rearrange the postponed fixture between Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham in due course."

  • Jim Sheridan

    GAME OFF

    After a lengthy wait through the day, Fulham's clash with Tottenham has been called off.

    The game was in doubt as early as last night, with the West London side reporting a number of positive Covid tests in the Premier League weekly rounds.

    A Tottenham statement read: "We can confirm that our Premier League home fixture against Fulham, scheduled to take place this evening (Wednesday 30 December), has been postponed.

    "The Premier League informed us of the decision this afternoon, with Fulham having requested the postponement on the grounds of the number of COVID-19 positive cases among their players and staff.

    "'Everyone at Tottenham Hotspur sends their best wishes to Fulham for a safe and speedy recovery to all those who are affected. Details of a new date for the fixture will be confirmed in due course."

    But manager Jose Mourinho seems far from happy and has taken a swipe at the 'best league in the world' tag on his Instagram page.

    Accompanying a video taken outside of the ground today, he wrote: "Match at 6pm… We still don't know if we play. Best league in the world."

    After Man City's game with Everton was postponed earlier in the week, we've the latest reaction as the Premier League potentially hurtles towards futher postponements – and maybe even an enforced break.

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