Wolves criticise UEFA after appeal to postpone Olympiacos match is rejected

11 March 2020

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Photo: PA Images UEFA rejected the club's appeal to postpone the match, despite Manchester City's Premier League fixture against Arsenal having been postponed due to the coronavirus.

According to Wolves, their Europa League tie on Thursday "poses unnecessary risks" due to the coronavirus, which the Greek club's owner, Evangelos Marinakis, has contracted.

The match will go ahead as planned, despite Manchester City's Premier League fixture against Arsenal having been postponed as the London club have been in direct contact with Marinakis.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Wolves have criticised UEFA's decision not to postpone the club's Europa League fixture against Olympiacos on Thursday night, claiming the match "poses unnecessary risks" to their players, staff, supporters and the families of all who will have to travel to make participation possible. 

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