Burnley postpone Premier League match vs Leicester due to ‘insufficient number of first-team players’ | Football News

Burnley’s Premier League match against Leicester on Saturday has been postponed.

This is Burnley’s fourth game to be postponed this season due to Covid-19 but the first time the request has come from Turf Moor club. Clarett, who is threatened with relegation, also played another match against Tottenham, which was postponed at short notice due to heavy snow.

A league statement read: “The Premier League board accepted Burnley’s request because the club does not have the required number of players available for the match (13 players on the field and one goalkeeper), due to the COVID-19 cases.
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