Only 7 seven days after the return of the Premier League English football has known the positive this Wednesday by Covid-19 of Stoke City coach Michael O'Neill.
This has been reported by the Stoke, a team that plays in the Championship, English second division and that will start on June 20, just three days after the Premier.
After this positive, on June 8, O'Neil must undergo a period of isolation.
“ O'Neill had tested negative in the previous five tests “
"O'Neill had tested negative in the previous five rounds of testing. Now will go through a period of isolation while continuing to have regular virtual contact with his coaching staff and players," the club said in a statement. .
In this way, Stoke's second coach, Billy McKinlay, will direct the preparation n 'in situ' of the English team, which will return to play an official match on June 20 against Reading. "The club will not comment further on this matter," settled Stoke, who plays in the second division of English football.