07 January 2021

Ian Wright doesn’t think Arsenal’s WSL match should be postponed as players ‘broke the rules’

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has condemned the club for reportedly requesting a postponement for their Women’s Super League match against Aston Villa this weekend.

The Gunners have apparently put in the request after a player tested positive following a trip to Dubai with two team-mates. 

The Telegraph reported the club launched an internal investigation as the players flew from London when the capital was put into tier 4 restrictions where only essential ravel abroad is permitted.

However, the club concluded the trip was for ‘business reasons’.

Wright said on Twitter: “So we asking for a postponement because we broke the rules??!! Players have every right to be upset but why should Villa be punished? Play the game.”

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