FA advise grassroots football be postponed for “foreseeable future”

2019-nCoV-CDC-23312_without_backgroundFollowing the latest advice from the government, the Football Association have sought to postpone all organised football for the foreseeable future

The FA have advised amateur football clubs across England to postpone activity for the foreseeable future.

It comes following the latest government announcement, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

An FA statement declared: “Following the Government’s announcement today, for people to avoid social contact and gatherings where possible, we are now advising that all grassroots football in England is postponed for the foreseeable future.

“Throughout this period, we have taken Government advice with the priority being the health and wellbeing of all.

“We will continue to work closely with the grassroots game during this time.