Manchester City’s friendly match with Preston North End at the Academy Stadium on Tuesday 27th July will now take place behind closed doors.

This follows the Club’s decision on Friday 16th July to temporarily close the Academy building for 10 days after a number of positive COVID-19 tests were recorded.

Given the short time frame between the end of the isolation period and the Club’s friendly with Preston North End, the Club is adopting a precautionary approach to ensure the highest standards of safety are maintained across the City Football Academy site ahead of the new season.

Supporters will be able to follow every kick of our clash with the Lilywhites with a CITY+ subscription.

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