Strike may put off Pool’s Fulham clash

Fulham will announce a decision today on whether the club’s crucial Premier League clash against Liverpool tomorrow will go ahead, amid fears it will be postponed due to of strike action on the London Underground.

With staff taking industrial action there will be a reduced service on a number of lines, leaving Fulham concerned about fan safety.

A Fulham statement said: “The club can confirm it is currently proceeding on the basis that the game will go ahead.

“After consulting with the local authority and the police, it has been decided that if the proposed action is still undetermined at 3pm tomorrow (Tuesday), and the club cannot guarantee enough staff are available to attend the ground in sufficient time and numbers, then as a consequence the club would not be able to comply with the terms of its safety certificate and the fixture would be postponed and rescheduled for a future date.

“A further statement will be released at 3pm on Tuesday to confirm whether the game will go ahead or be postponed.”

Tube staff are mounting a 48-hour strike over redundancies.

Arsenal expect their match with Manchester United to go ahead as planned.


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