Arsenal’s Caitlin Foord will face a 14-day quarantine when she returns to Arsenal after international duty with the Australian national team.
As the world tries to lock the door after the Covid-19 virus has already bolted, Foord will be placed in isolation following an Olympic Qualifier in Vietnam.
Caitlin Foord faces 14 days of quarantine before she can re-join her Arsenal teammates, while Ante Milicic says there are genuine concerns over whether the Matildas' friendlies against the USA and Canada will go ahead. On @AAPNewswire https://t.co/OPPMC7a6nK
— Anna Harrington (@AnnaHarrington) March 12, 2020
While it is, of course, essential that we protect as many vulnerable people as possible with self-isolation where warranted and social distancing as standard to stop things getting worse (they will anyway), there are many who need to start taking this much more seriously than they are already.
— Douglas Eck (@douglas_eck) March 11, 2020
Arsenal at present are already suffering from a shortage of players due to injuries, so it will be interesting to see how the FA WSL, and the Premier League, move forward.
With players such as Daniele Rugani already testing positive, it seems like a world-wide suspension of sport is only a matter of time away.