Dons' game with Rochdale postponed due to Covid-19

An outbreak in the Rochdale squad means the game is not safe to play
Rochdale's Spotland StadiumRochdale's Spotland Stadium
Rochdale's Spotland Stadium

MK Dons will miss their first game of the season due to Covid-19 after the EFL confirmed their game with Rochdale on January 2, 2021 has been postponed.

Brian Barry-Murphy's side lost their game on Boxing Day against Blackpool asa result of the outbreak, and after Tuesday's game against Crewe was also postponed, the club informed the EFL Saturday's game against Dons would also be unsafe.

"The club has advised the EFL it is unable to fulfil the fixtures due to Covid-19, with the players and first-team staff required to self-isolate in line with EFL and government guidance," a statement read.

"As a result, the upcoming fixtures with Crewe Alexandra and Milton Keynes Dons have been suspended and the circumstances surrounding the postponements will now be subject of an investigation in accordance with EFL regulations."

A date for the rearranged fixture will be announced in due course.