Manchester City have announced the postponement of their Premier League match today with West Ham United.
The match scheduled for this afternoon at the Etihad Stadium was postponed due to “extreme and escalating weather conditions”, a reference to Storm Ciara, that is expected to lash United Kingdom today and tomorrow.
“Due to extreme and escalating weather conditions and in the interests of supporter and staff safety, today’s match has been postponed,” the statement by City said.
“This decision has been made by Manchester City’s Safety Officer following consultation with Club stakeholders and officials at West Ham United.
“Further information regarding the rescheduling of today’s match will be published in due course.”
Manchester City Women’s match against West Ham Women at Rush Green Stadium has also been postponed.
However, the match between AFC Bournemouth and Sheffield United, scheduled for 3pm in Sheffield has not been postponed.