Hamilton’s match with Albion Rovers has actually been delayed.

The sides was because of meet in the Betfred Cup this afternoon, however the Group F clash has been delay with Albion Rovers not able to field a group due to Rovers players displaying Covid symptoms.

An SPFL declaration read: “The SPFL Board has awarded a 3-0 win to Hamilton Academical in today’s Betfred Cup tie in between Hamilton Academical and Albion Rovers, after Albion Rovers informed the SPFL that they will not fulfil the component.

Albion Rovers notified the SPFL today that two gamers have actually reported symptoms of COVID-19.

” This followed one Albion Rovers player screening positive for COVID-19 in advance of the match. All three gamers are now self-isolating. Albion Rovers are communicating with the Scottish FA and Test and Safeguard to develop whether any other players or personnel will require to self-isolate. As that process is currently ongoing, the club has actually informed the SPFL that they will be unable to satisfy the component.

An SPFL spokesman stated: “Consistent with the announcements in regard of the Dundee v Forfar Athletic and Falkirk v Kilmarnock matches, any group not able or unwilling to field a team in a Betfred Cup Round 1 group phase tie, will surrender the match on the basis of a 3-0 defeat. Accordingly, Hamilton Academical have been granted a 3-0 win in the tie.

” We want the affected players the absolute best in their healing and will continue to liaise with Albion Rovers in the coming days.”

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