The match scheduled for tomorrow night at St James Park has been postponed this afternoon.
The News understands as well as players testing positive for coronavirus, Danny Cowley’s squad is still feeling the effects of the virus which has ruled out players in recent weeks.
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It’s understood Exeter also have a number of coronavirus cases.
A statement on the club’s website this afternoon read: ‘Exeter City and Pompey have agreed to postpone tomorrow’s (December 21) Papa John’s Trophy tie due to the current circumstances.
‘A new date will be confirmed shortly with the EFL's approval and all purchased tickets will remain valid.
‘We thank you for your patience and understanding.’
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