English Premiership

Date set for United-Bournemouth match

2016-05-16 07:26
Old Trafford (TEAMtalk)

Cape Town - Following the abandonment of Manchester United v AFC Bournemouth on Sunday due to a security alert, the Premier League has issued the following statement.

"We can confirm that today's abandoned fixture between Manchester United and AFC Bournemouth will be played on Tuesday 17 May at 8pm," said the Premier League website.

"We would like to thank Manchester United's staff, the police and other emergency services for all their efforts today as well as rearranging the match for this coming Tuesday.

"Both Manchester United and AFC Bournemouth's management has been extremely helpful in reaching a swift resolution, which is the best possible given today's events.

"The clubs will make their own announcements regarding ticketing arrangements."

Kick-off is at 21:00 (SA time).


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