Timeline of Coronavirus effect on football

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  • 14:06 GMT – Brendan Rodgers says three Leicester City players have self-isolated after showing symptoms.
  • 16:00 GMT – Manchester City’s Champions League last-16 tie with Real Madrid, due to take place on Tuesday, is postponed.
  • 17:25 GMT – Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the UK government is considering banning sporting fixtures – but it will not happen immediately.
  • 20:45 GMT – Manchester City says defender Benjamin Mendy is self-isolating as a precaution.
  • 21:30 GMT – The Premier League announces all this weekend’s games “will go ahead as scheduled”.
  • 22:17 GMT – Arsenal says manager Mikel Arteta has tested positive for coronavirus.
  • 22:33 GMT – The Premier League announces it will hold “an emergency club meeting” on Friday to discuss future fixtures.

Manchester City match cancelled.

 

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