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Sport Tottenham's Carabao Cup tie with Leyton Orient is set to be called off

22:28  21 september  2020
22:28  21 september  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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tie at Leyton Orient has been called off but a decision delayed on whether to award the Premier League club a walkover after the majority of Orient ’ s Under Carabao Cup rules Orient should forfeit the match and Spurs advance to the fourth round to host Chelsea or Barnsley; that rule was brought

TOTTENHAM and Leyton Orient face an anxious wait over whether their Carabao Cup third What time does Leyton Orient vs Tottenham kick off ? Leyton Orient host Spurs on Tuesday, September 22. The match is set to kick off at 6pm. It will be played at Brisbane Road, otherwise known as The

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Tottenham and Leyton Orient players believe Tuesday's Carabao Cup clash will be called off with Jose Mourinho's men handed the victory.

The game is under huge uncertainty following a Covid outbreak at Orient.

But Sportsmail understands players from both teams are now convinced Spurs will be handed the win and a place in the next round.

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Tottenham ' s Carabao Cup round three game at Leyton Orient has been called off due to positive coronavirus tests at the League Two club. The cup tie was set to be an emotional fixture for the two clubs given the connection of the late Justin Edinburgh, who died last June at the age of 49 following

Tottenham Hotspur' s Carabao Cup third-round tie with Leyton Orient on It would be a real shame to see the tie called off as Spurs had already pledged to auction off their shirts from during the match in support of the JE3 Foundation, which was set up in memory of former defender Justin Edinburgh.

a sign on the side of a building: Leyton Orient's Breyer Group Stadium has been put in lockdown after a squad Covid outbreak © Provided by Daily Mail Leyton Orient's Breyer Group Stadium has been put in lockdown after a squad Covid outbreak a stadium full of people: The League Two club are due to take on Tottenham in an EFL Cup third-round game on Tuesday © Provided by Daily Mail The League Two club are due to take on Tottenham in an EFL Cup third-round game on Tuesday

Orient said in an official statement on Monday afternoon that they had informed the EFL and Tottenham and were preparing to make an announcement on the status of the game.

Public Health England were deciding on Orient's ability to fulfil the fixture. The club would forfeit the game under EFL rules if they could not do so.

'Following our game on Saturday 19th September, Covid-19 testing was conducted on all of our first-team playing squad,' the statement read.

'Today (Monday 21st) we received formal confirmation which shows that a number of our first-team squad have tested positive for Covid-19.

Leyton Orient-Tottenham canceled due to Covid-19

 Leyton Orient-Tottenham canceled due to Covid-19 © Provided by Sofoot No match against his little ones for Harry Kane . The third round of the Carabao Cup between Leyton Orient and Tottenham scheduled for Tuesday evening is canceled. Blame it on the many cases of Covid-19 discovered on Monday within the workforce of the League Two club (fourth division), leading to the closure of its stadium until further notice. No decision has yet been taken regarding the holding of the meeting in the coming days.

Leyton Orient ’ s Carabao Cup tie with Tottenham is in doubt after a number of players at the Sky Bet League Two club tested positive for coronavirus. The O’ s were set to host the Premier League side in the third round on Tuesday night, but have closed their Breyer Group Stadium and training ground

Tottenham and Leyton Orient are expected to discover what will happen regarding their Carabao Cup clash in the morningCredit: Getty Images - Getty. Health specialists have to determine if the outbreak is serious enough to order Orient ' s ground and training ground to be deep cleaned and order all staff

'Leyton Orient's priority is the health and well-being of its players and staff. Those who have tested positive will now strictly follow government self-isolation guidelines.'

Jose Mourinho wearing a suit and tie: Jose Mourinho's Spurs stars are due to auction their match shirts in honour of Justin Edinburgh © Provided by Daily Mail Jose Mourinho's Spurs stars are due to auction their match shirts in honour of Justin Edinburgh

EFL rules for non-fulfilment of fixtures

5.1 A Club which is unable to fulfil its obligation to complete a Competition match in Round One to (and including) Round Four due to either:

5.1.1 that Club's Player(s) having returned a positive CAT result and self-isolating in accordance with the action plan set out in the Return to Play/Return to Training Protocols resulting in the Club not having a sufficient number of Players to fulfil the fixture; or

5.1.2 any requirements or directions of the UK Government and/or by any public authority,

shall forfeit the fixture, pay the opposing Club's expenses in accordance with Rule 5.8 and the opposing team shall receive a bye into the next round of the Competition.

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Tottenham Hotspur’ s EFL Cup third-round clash against Leyton Orient is in danger of being called off after an outbreak of coronavirus hit the League A number of first-team players received positive coronavirus tests on Monday, placing the tie into severe doubt and forcing a number of players and

Carabao Cup : Five games with Tottenham & Man Utd in action. 22 September 2020 17:3022 September 2020 17:30. Five games from the third round of the competition. 18:00 BST: Leyton Orient v Tottenham . 19:00 BST: Newport v Watford & West Brom v Brentford.

While it is mandatory for Premier League clubs to test their players and staff for Covid-19, EFL clubs are no longer required to do so.

Orient tested their squad and staff ahead of the tie, recording 'a number' of positive results to put the game in doubt.

The statement continued: 'We have also informed Mansfield Town, Plymouth Argyle and Oldham Athletic, our three most recent opponents, prior to the public release of this information.'

Orient manager Ross Embleton's pre-match press conference, scheduled for Monday afternoon, was cancelled.

Tottenham are planning to auction their signed match shirts from the game, with proceeds going to the JE3 Foundation, set up in memory of Justin Edinburgh.

The former Orient manager made 276 appearances for Spurs between 1990, winning the FA Cup and League Cup.

The JE3 Foundation was set up by Edinburgh's son, Charlie, to support heart charities.

The foundation campaigns for a legislative change - known as Justin's Law - to make it compulsory for all health, fitness and sports facilities to be equipped with a Public Access Defibrillator (PAD).

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Danny Johnson' s injury-time winner saw Leyton Orient come from 2-0 down to beat Plymouth Argyle and set up a third round Carabao Cup tie with Tottenham . But Orient were much better after the break as Sotiriou forced a good save from Cooper after Dennis had side-footed his side' s opener and

Tottenham will auction signed match shirts from their Carabao Cup clash with Leyton Orient . Proceeds will go towards the JE3 Foundation, set up for former star Justin Edinburgh. Tottenham players expecting Carabao Cup clash with Leyton Orient to be called off after a Covid-19 outbreak

EFL rules also state that a club which is unable to fulfil its obligation to play in the cup due to positive Covid tests pay the opposing club's expenses, who will receive a bye to the next round.

EFL clubs are allowed to rearrange league games without incurring such penalties.

Jobi McAnuff, Justin Edinburgh posing for the camera: Money from the shirt sales will go towards the JE3 Foundation in memory of Edinburgh (right) © Provided by Daily Mail Money from the shirt sales will go towards the JE3 Foundation in memory of Edinburgh (right) Read more

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