Thank you for reading the news about Leicester games to go ahead despite local lockdown and now with the details
Aden - Yasmine El Tohamy - The King Power Stadium in Leicester. - Reuters file
Leicester, in eastern Midlands, accounted for 10% of all positive coronavirus cases in England in the past week
Leicester City's matches will go ahead as planned and they will continue to train at their Belvoir Drive facilities despite a stringent lockdown in the city after a spike in local Covid-19 cases, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.
Leicester, in England's eastern Midlands, accounted for 10% of all positive coronavirus cases in England in the past week, prompting police to enforce a local lockdown.
Premier League chief executive Richard Masters told Sky Sports that Leicester's matches could be moved to a neutral venue or postponed depending on the situation in the city but the club said the lockdown would not affect their operations.
"All parties remain entirely satisfied that, through the continued implementation of our COVID-19 operations plan, the club's football operations can continue to safely function under existing protocols," Leicester said in a statement here
"In doing so, there will be no greater risk posed to club personnel, visiting teams or our surrounding communities. Consequently, first team training will continue at Belvoir Drive and our forthcoming Premier League fixtures remain unaffected."
Brendan Rodgers' side, who are third in the standings with 55 points, have three home games remaining - against Crystal Palace, Sheffield United and Manchester United.
These were the details of the news Leicester games to go ahead despite local lockdown for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.
It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at Khaleej Times and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.