COVID-19 wreaks havoc on A-Leagues season

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The A-Leagues person erstwhile again been rocked by affirmative COVID-19 cases and forced to postpone games.

A fig of Melbourne City FC's women players person tested affirmative to the virus, and their lucifer against the Newcastle Jets scheduled for January 2 has been postponed indefinitely.

In the men's competition, the New Year's Day crippled betwixt Western Sydney Wanderers and Western United has been postponed owed to ongoing affirmative COVID-19 cases successful United's shot department.

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The Wanderers person present had 2 games successful a enactment postponed.

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The A-Leagues person present been forced to postpone 10 games this season, but importune the afloat docket tin beryllium completed successful the allotted timeframe, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.

The competitions program to play done the planetary breaks successful January and March to guarantee the play is completed.

"The different enactment we person is the existent 26 games per squad could beryllium reduced down to 22 if needed without affecting the integrity of the competition," Australian Professional Leagues main Danny Townsend told Keep Up this week.

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