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England team says all players negative for virus

AP , Monday 21 Jun 2021
England's Harry Kane, left, and England's Harry Maguire arrive for a team training session at Tottenham Hotspur training ground in London, Monday, June 21, 2021 one day ahead of the Euro 2020 soccer championship group D match against Czech Republic. (AP)

The England team says every player and member of the coaching staff was negative in the latest round of coronavirus testing.

The PCR tests took place on Sunday. That was two days after the team played Scotland at Wembley Stadium. Scotland says midfielder Billy Gilmour has tested positive for COVID-19.

England says officials remain in contact with Public Health England and that the squad trained on the eve of the final Group D match against the Czech Republic on Tuesday.

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