Loughborough Foxes WFC open-aged teams face another break in matches as government increase local restrictions.
The postponement of games will see the FA Women’s National League postponed including the North and Midlands Reserve Divisions as well as the East Midlands Regional League. This weekends FA Cup Second Round fixture against Derby County will also be postponed.
Following the latest government update, Loughborough and the surrounding area are now in Tier 4 restrictions. Please read the following guidance from the FA regarding football in Tier 4 areas.
‘Football for adult participants across ‘non-elite’ football in Tier 4 areas is not permitted, including all training and fixtures. This immediate advice applies to the following aspects of ‘non-elite’ football in England in Tier 4 areas:
The government’s Tier 4 guidance states organised outdoor sport for under-18s and disabled people will be allowed, while there are exemptions for FA Girls’ Regional Talent Clubs. The government’s guidelines on travel between tiers should be adhered to. These players cannot move in or out of Tier 4 to train or play.’
More information on Junior teams games and training will be relayed by team managers when they have an update from the league and training facilities.