Everton have confirmed that they will be seeking a full disclosure from the Premier League as to why tonight’s game against Man City was postponed.
Following a Premier League Board meeting, Everton Football Club was informed that the fixture against Manchester City has been postponed on medical grounds due to an increase in cases of COVID-19 in the Manchester City squad.
The club were left frustrated and disappointed and have released a further statement revealing the club’s “regret” that their match against Man City was postponed on Monday evening.
The statement read: “Everton Football Club regret the postponement of tonight’s match against Manchester City – not only for the 2,000 fans who would have been attending, but for supporters on Merseyside and across the world.
“Our players were prepared for the game, as were both the team staff and everyone at Goodison. Matchday is the most important date in our calendar. And this was a big one.
“Whilst Everton will always have public safety uppermost, we will be requesting full disclosure of all the information that Manchester City provided to the Premier League so the club can be clear on why this decision was taken.”
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In reaction to the news shared on Twitter, many Man City fans have been expressing their thoughts and opinions
They can’t be serious
— Shawn (@shawnthesharkk) December 28, 2020
I think they’re saying the club could’ve still fielded players that haven’t got it
— Kallum 🇮🇪 (@Utd_Whelan) December 28, 2020
what is in the “covid 19” hard to understand, everton precisely 😁
— sudective (@hugo111102g) December 28, 2020
No way they think we actually bailed
— KDBeast (@GeniusKDB) December 28, 2020
Maybe cause they forgot it’s a pandemic we’re dealing with here. Even the unaffected hv to self-isolate due to close proximity with the infected ones despite being eligible to play. 🤷♂️
— Bryan Ng Shen Yu (@BryanNgSY) December 28, 2020