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Coronavirus Ends Bulls FA Vase Dream

Jersey Bulls' first FA Vase campaign has come to an early end because of coronavirus.

Gary Freeman’s men were due to play Cobham in the first round this weekend, but they’ve had to withdraw from the competition.

The Surrey side have now gone straight into the second round.

"The Club’s Board have made this decision due to the ongoing situation with Coronavirus both on the island and on the mainland and the health and wellbeing of our management and players must come first.

"Our opponents, hosts, the FA and the Combined Counties league have all been notified about the decision. 

"The English FA confirmed that they understood our decision and that no action would be taken against the club for the withdrawal."

The Bulls have been unable to play since 10 October, with increased case numbers and stricter travel restrictions now in place.

BREAKING NEWS Jersey Bulls have withdrawn from this season's FA Vase competition. It is with disappointment that we...

Posted by Jersey Bulls FC on Tuesday, 27 October 2020

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