Aston Villa's next two WSL games called off after positive COVID-19 test

Aston Villa was due to play bottom-side Bristol City on October 11 in the Women's Super League before hosting champion Chelsea on the 17th.

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Aston Villa Women is 11th in the 12-team standings, having lost each of its three games this season following its promotion to the top-flight.   -  Twitter @AVWFCOfficial

Aston Villa's next two Women's Super League fixtures have been postponed after a member of their first-team squad tested positive for COVID-19, England's Football Association (FA) said on Friday.

Villa was due to play bottom-side Bristol City on October 11 before hosting champion Chelsea on the 17th. Villa said several other members of the team will also enter a period of self-isolation following the positive test.

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“Aston Villa's main priority now is the health and safety of their players, staff, and opponents,” the FA said in a statement.

Gemma Davies' side is 11th in the 12-team standings, having lost each of its three games this season following its promotion to the top-flight.

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