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Covid

Post by PierremontQuaker03 » Tue Dec 01, 2020 6:12 pm

Match off with Gateshead as one of our players has Covid - no game for 2 weeks


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Re: Covid

Post by Vodka_Vic » Tue Dec 01, 2020 6:30 pm

We knew it would happen at some point. Thank god it happened after the FA Cup run.

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Re: Covid

Post by Old Git » Tue Dec 01, 2020 6:40 pm

Agreed at least we able to play the game and get a decent amount of money from it. Hope the player involved suffers no lasting effects but it is worrying that all the players were in such close contact over the weekend on the team coach and in the hotel.

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Re: Covid

Post by lo36789 » Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:20 pm

Telford have gone into isolation as well today.

I think there is minimal risk to our players really. In reality we are one of the only clubs not to have gone into isolation yet for a positive test and rarely has it actually spread amongst players.

The season is at serious threat at the moment for non-elite football. Some Step 5 leagues have postponed until the New Year with some teams having only played 4 or 5 games. The FA have definitively say they cannot continue past the end of May.

That's 27 weeks to play 30+ games and the assumption is we will be back in lockdown in January and tiers will remain in place until April. Tier 3 football (no fans) cannot continue below elite football.

I don't expect anyone to be relegated from our division come the end of the season.

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Re: Covid

Post by jjljks » Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:29 pm

On the positive side (no pun intended), perhaps the game can be rearranged for a later date when fans (some) may be allowed back in?

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Re: Covid

Post by jjljks » Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:30 pm

jjljks wrote:
Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:29 pm
On the positive side (no pun intended), perhaps the game can be rearranged for a later date when fans (some) may be allowed back in? Also gives AA a bit of time to sort out the psychological damage??

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Re: Covid

Post by onewayup » Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:53 pm

Could this be the answer to the performance on Sunday ,

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Re: Covid

Post by bigdavethemaddog » Tue Dec 01, 2020 8:07 pm

lo36789 wrote:
Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:20 pm
Telford have gone into isolation as well today.

I think there is minimal risk to our players really. In reality we are one of the only clubs not to have gone into isolation yet for a positive test and rarely has it actually spread amongst players.

The season is at serious threat at the moment for non-elite football. Some Step 5 leagues have postponed until the New Year with some teams having only played 4 or 5 games. The FA have definitively say they cannot continue past the end of May.

That's 27 weeks to play 30+ games and the assumption is we will be back in lockdown in January and tiers will remain in place until April. Tier 3 football (no fans) cannot continue below elite football.

I don't expect anyone to be relegated from our division come the end of the season.
not to m,ention the potential of a bad winter weather wise

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Re: Covid

Post by loan_star » Tue Dec 01, 2020 9:14 pm

lo36789 wrote:
Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:20 pm

The season is at serious threat at the moment for non-elite football. Some Step 5 leagues have postponed until the New Year with some teams having only played 4 or 5 games. The FA have definitively say they cannot continue past the end of May.

That's 27 weeks to play 30+ games
Do we really expect anything else from the FA, an organisation that is so out of touch reality even in normal times?
Enforcing ridiculous deadlines to get games games in normal seasons is bad enough but when you have lost 2 months already only the dumbest of people would expect teams to be able to complete a full season by that deadline. They wont allow any football to be played in June, unless its England of course!

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Re: Covid

Post by lo36789 » Tue Dec 01, 2020 11:01 pm

So confirmed tonight - I am sure this was already confirmed Ollie Bayliss has been making out like it hasn't been.

No spectators allowed in tier 3 above grassroots. All the leagues that have teams in tier 3 have effectively said that they leagues are postponed until spectators can return.

I can see them changing the tiers before the free for all over Christmas. They plan is to bring down infection as far as possible to try and limit the increase during that period. And will probably reinstate the same tiers back again until the Christmas increase dies down.

I think realistically it could be mid-Jan before we see any tier 3s becoming tier 2s.

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Re: Covid

Post by Alfie » Wed Dec 02, 2020 3:00 pm

Club must isolate until Mon Dec 14th. So Hereford, Leamington and Farsley postponed. No training sessions either.

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Re: Covid

Post by Darlogramps » Wed Dec 02, 2020 3:23 pm

Means our first game back will be the FA Trophy on the 15th/16th I’m guessing.
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Re: Covid

Post by H1987 » Wed Dec 02, 2020 5:50 pm

We might end up with an almighty fixture backlog.... I guess it's good from a 'getting fans in' perspective as it'll probably mean more games with at least someone in the ground. It also gives us time to rebuild from that horror show.

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Re: Covid

Post by bigdavethemaddog » Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:29 pm

H1987 wrote:
Wed Dec 02, 2020 5:50 pm
We might end up with an almighty fixture backlog.... I guess it's good from a 'getting fans in' perspective as it'll probably mean more games with at least someone in the ground. It also gives us time to rebuild from that horror show.
or to dwell on it as is often the case in football

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Re: Covid

Post by Quaker-Ste » Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:36 pm

Probably also means we will be someone else’s Guiseley the first game back.
We will be totally ring rusty against our first league opponents back since our squad can’t train.
Suppose other teams have had to go through it.
The other thing to note from this, by the time we restart we could be 8 games behind some teams. 😳

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Re: Covid

Post by Darlo_Pete » Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:46 pm

We could be bottom of the table by the time we next play!!!

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Re: Covid

Post by bigdavethemaddog » Wed Dec 02, 2020 8:23 pm

Quaker-Ste wrote:
Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:36 pm
Probably also means we will be someone else’s Guiseley the first game back.
We will be totally ring rusty against our first league opponents back since our squad can’t train.
Suppose other teams have had to go through it.
The other thing to note from this, by the time we restart we could be 8 games behind some teams. 😳
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Re: Covid

Post by lo36789 » Wed Dec 02, 2020 8:33 pm

Darlo_Pete wrote:
Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:46 pm
We could be bottom of the table by the time we next play!!!
Not sure it will matter.

https://www.pitchero.com/clubs/glossopn ... 87856.html

Rumours that Northern Prem will be paused whilst clubs are in tier 3.

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Re: Covid

Post by Vodka_Vic » Wed Dec 02, 2020 9:18 pm

I can see PPG being used at the end of this season, with a similar number of games being played to last season. On another note, is it wrong of me to admit I'm quite enjoying the break from watching the torture of us at home tonight? I'm writing this at 9.22, so in an alternative universe we are 1-0 down and I'm watching us pass the ball backwards and sideways against 2 banks of 4.

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Re: Covid

Post by Wiseacre » Wed Dec 02, 2020 10:06 pm

Hello Vic, you've said it for me too especially after Sunday. Perhaps they're relieved as well.

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Re: Covid

Post by quaker4life » Wed Dec 02, 2020 10:21 pm

Vodka_Vic wrote:
Wed Dec 02, 2020 9:18 pm
I can see PPG being used at the end of this season, with a similar number of games being played to last season. On another note, is it wrong of me to admit I'm quite enjoying the break from watching the torture of us at home tonight? I'm writing this at 9.22, so in an alternative universe we are 1-0 down and I'm watching us pass the ball backwards and sideways against 2 banks of 4.
Hayes & Yeading at home in the 2010/11 season panned out a lot like the above ^ with what little possession we had anyway!
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Re: Covid

Post by tdk1 » Wed Dec 02, 2020 11:19 pm

God, i remember that game. Hayes were so bloody rigid in their formation they looked like a table football team.

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