On-loan Rangers man Ross McCrorie the fifth Portsmouth player to test positive for coronavirus

Ross McCrorie is the latest Pompey player to test positive for coronavirus.

Tuesday, 24th March 2020, 6:43 pm
Updated Tuesday, 24th March 2020, 9:21 pm

The on-loan Rangers man becomes the fifth member of Kenny Jackett's squad to contract Covid-19 following the latest batch of tests the club received.

James Bolton, Andy Cannon, Haji Mnoga and Sean Raggett were all confirmed cases on Saturday.

McCrorie is now in self-isolation along with the aforementioned quartet.

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Ross McCrorie . Picture: Joe Pepler

A club statement read: ‘Portsmouth Football Club can confirm that Ross McCrorie has tested positive for coronavirus.

‘Previous tests showed that four other members of the squad – James Bolton, Andy Cannon, Haji Mnoga and Sean Raggett – had also contracted the virus.

‘All five players displayed mild or no symptoms, but are self-isolating in accordance with government guidelines.

‘The club are now waiting on the results of one more test, which is for a member of the backroom team.

‘We urge everyone to continue following government advice to help limit the spread of this virus.’