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Man City clash with West Ham postponed by storm

London (AFP) – Manchester City’s Premier League clash with West Ham was among major sporting events postponed on Sunday as storm Ciara battered the United Kingdom.

Howling winds and driving rain have disrupted transport links with travellers advised only to make journeys if absolutely necessary.

“Due to extreme and escalating weather conditions and in the interests of supporter and staff safety, today’s match has been postponed,” City said in a statement.

“This decision has been made by Manchester City’s Safety Officer following consultation with Club stakeholders and officials at West Ham United.”

The women’s Six Nations clash between Scotland and England was also postponed.

Saturday’s Calcutta Cup clash between Scotland and England’s men in Edinburgh had been marred by terrible conditions as England ran out 13-6 winners.

The only other Premier League game of the day is due to go ahead as Sheffield United host Bournemouth.

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  1. Azer

    February 9, 2020 at 6:28 pm

    Borussia Monchengladbach v 1. FC Koln was also postponed. Phil Bonney mentioned the storm yesterday during the Leverkusen v Dortmund game. He was correct. Him and Thomas Broich were supposed to do commentary from Borussia Park.

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