Carrick Rangers and Linfield Irish Premiership fixture called off after positive Covid case

NIFL Irish Premiership fixture 
Carrick Rangers v Linfield
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The game was to be staged at Carrick's Taylor's Avenue ground.

An Irish Premiership fixture has been called off following a positive Covid case.

The league match between Carrick Rangers and leaders Linfield was due to take place on Friday evening.

A spokesperson for the Northern Ireland Football League (NIFL) confirmed that it has been postponed "in line with the NI Football League's Covid Case Policy. "

Five fixtures are still scheduled for Saturday.

  • Cliftonville v Crusaders

  • Coleraine v Ballymena United

  • Dungannon Swifts v Larne

  • Glenavon v Glentoran

  • Portadown v Warrenpoint Town

All five games are due to kick-off at 3pm.