Ross County suspend football operations after coronavirus outbreak

Ross County have 'temporarily suspended football operations' after a number of players and coaching staff test positive for coronavirus; the Premiership club are due to begin their season away at Forfar in the League Cup on Saturday

DINGWALL , SCOTLAND - APRIL 21: A general view of the Global Energy Stadium during a Scottish Premiership match between Ross County and St Mirren at the Global Energy Stadium, on April 21, 2021, in Dingwall, Scotland. (Photo by Ross MacDonald / SNS Group)
Image: Ross County are due to face Forfar in the League Cup on Saturday

Ross County have stopped all football operations following a coronavirus outbreak at the club.

The Premiership side confirmed on Tuesday that a number of players and coaching staff have tested positive for the virus.

Malky Mackay's side are due to begin their season away at Forfar in the League Cup on Saturday.

A club statement said: "A number of Ross County Players and Coaching staff have tested positive for COVID-19.

"As a precaution, the club has temporarily suspended football operations to prevent any further spread of the virus."

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Ross County also face Dundee, Brora Rangers and Montrose in the League Cup later this month, before their Premiership opener at home to St Johnstone on July 31.

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