Virus affects England training

A suspected stomach virus at St George's Park in Staffordshire means arrangements for the England team to train there have been cancelled.

FA issues statement on St George's Park virus

The Football Association has issued a statement on the suspected stomach virus at St. George's Park.

It said as an "elite athlete precaution" alternative accommodation and training arrangements had been provided for the Under-21s.

To date, the England Under-21 squad has not experienced any symptoms related to the virus. They have been on site since Sunday.However, as a precautionary measure, the Under-21s are moving hotels and the England senior team will now not meet at St. George's Park on Tuesday. Alternative accommodation and training arrangements have been made for both teams.This is an elite athlete precaution for the two senior teams. Normal operations continue for the SGP and hotel staff, customers and the public.To reiterate, these proactive steps have been taken by The FA as a precautionary measure.

Stomach bug stops England training plans

England Manager Roy Hodgson at training St George's Park in Burton-Upon-Trent Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A suspected stomach virus at St George's Park in Staffordshire means arrangements for the England team to train there have been cancelled.

The team was due to train at the new facility in Burton-Upon-Trent ahead of friendlies against Germany and Chile - but will now train in Watford today before moving to Colney.

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