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Footballers should rein in celebrations, says medical chief Jonathan Van-Tam

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  • ‘Every close contact that is avoidable should be avoided’
  • Footballers under scrutiny after FA Cup scenes

England’s deputy chief medical officer, Jonathan Van-Tam, has called on footballers to behave responsibly and stop celebrating in close proximity to each other to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Players flouting social-distancing rules have been in the news after video emerged of teams celebrating in dressing rooms following last weekend’s FA Cup third-round matches.

Continue reading…‘Every close contact that is avoidable should be avoided’Footballers under scrutiny after FA Cup scenesEngland’s deputy chief medical officer, Jonathan Van-Tam, has called on footballers to behave responsibly and stop celebrating in close proximity to each other to contain the spread of Covid-19.Players flouting social-distancing rules have been in the news after video emerged of teams celebrating in dressing rooms following last weekend’s FA Cup third-round matches. Continue reading…