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Thursday, December 23, 2010

UK Freezing Weather to hit Boxing Day Football and Horses

The cold weather is continuing to cause major problems for Britain's sporting schedule going into the festive Christmas period.

Several English Football League and Scottish Football League matches have been called off.

English League One :
Tranmere v Sheffield Wednesday

English League Two :
Accrington Stanley v Crewe
Bradford v Chesterfield
Macclesfield v Morecambe
Stockport v Rotherham

Scottish Football League Division One :
Ross County v Cowdenbeath
Queen of the South v Dundee
Stirling v Morton

Scottish Football League Division Two :
Aidrie Utd v East Fife
Brechin v Ayr
Dumbarton v Forfar
Peterhead v Stenhousemuir

Scottish Football League Division Three :
Annan Athletic v Berwick Rangers
Elgin v Clyde


Racing continues to be hit by frost and snow, with Huntingdon, Wincanton and Wetherby's Boxing Day cards called off.

The Welsh National, due to take place at Chepstow on 27 December, has been postponed until Sunday, 8 January.

Officials at Kempton, meanwhile, have scheduled a noon inspection for Christmas Eve to decide if their Boxing Day card featuring the King George VI Chase will go ahead.


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