Sunday Sport Roundup: 14/06/2020

The state of coronavirus testing in English football before its imminent return.

Both the Premier League and the Football League have been conducting coronavirus tests on players and staff this week, with generally good results.

In the Premier League just two tests came back positive from the latest round of testing on Thursday and Friday, from two different clubs.

The league is set to return on Wednesday with Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal, both games in hand.

A full slate of fixtures is then scheduled for next weekend as clubs hope to complete the 9 remaining gameweeks safely.

In the Championship, where Huddersfield Town's fate hangs in the balance, six people have tested positive from four different clubs.

This is less than ideal with matches resuming in just under a week's time, but the virus is not currently widespread enough within the league to consider postponing its return.

In Leagues 1 and 2, testing is only continuing for the 8 teams contesting the playoffs after the seasons were curtailed last week. There were two positive tests in League 1 and zero in League 2.

Neither the Premier League or EFL will provide information as to who the individuals are or which clubs they're associated with, while the EFL say anyone who tests positive will isolate themselves and will not be allowed to enter training grounds.

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