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Ross County release statement on Scottish football being suspended due to coronavirus pandemic

By Will Clark

Ross County have released an official statement after it was announced the Scottish football season has been suspended until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Ross County were scheduled to play Hamilton Academical on Saturday.
Ross County were scheduled to play Hamilton Academical on Saturday.

The Scottish Football Association announced earlier today all football matches in the country have been postponed.

Ross County were due to play Hamilton Academical in the Scottish Premiership in Dingwall tomorrow.

In a statement on the club's website, chairman Roy MacGregor said safety had to come first.

He said: "It is very disappointing to lose out on the fixture this weekend however we have to put the safety of our supporters, staff and players before anything else, which I am sure everybody will understand.”

“Nobody had foreseen or could have predicted the worldwide effect that Covid-19/coronavirus would bring, and the situation is totally out with the control of the clubs.

"It is important that Ross County, as well as all other member clubs, work with the relevant organisations and authorities to ensure that we continue to take the correct measures in preventing further spread of the virus.”

“It is our commitment to make sure that all of our supporters are kept up to date with all of the relevant information as and when required and thus we will continue to post updates on our website and social media channels where possible.”

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