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Uk news EK Thistle boss: Players must not be forced home in dirty kit or they won't play MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - Iain Diack reckons stars simply won't turn up if they are forced to get into their cars in dirty kit to get home when the WOSL kicks off

Uk news  EK Thistle boss: Players must not be forced home in dirty kit or they won't play MetiNews.Com
16 September 2020 - 07:48

Breaking News ! EK Thistle boss Iain Diack says denying players changing room access could leave teams without key men in the depths of winter – because they won’t want to get into their cars in dirty kit. The Jags played their first game in six months on Saturday when they lost 3-0 away to Blantyre Victoria in a friendly, which was played behind closed doors. Read More Related Articles West of Scotland League chairman reveals kick-off set to be pushed back Under current guidelines, players must arrive stripped for the game and return home without a shower or use of changing rooms to limit the spread of Covid-19. Lanarkshire lower league return Clyde face Partick Thistle derby opener Albion Rovers start with Stenny Jags and Falkirk 'like everyone else' Rovers boss slams closed-door start idea But with the new season set to kick-off on October 10, Diack is calling on the governing bodies to solve the conundrum before the competitive action gets underway He said: “We need to sort out a lot of problems as the weather gets worse and boys can’t get showered. Thistle players in training at the Showpark (Image: Iain Diack) “The league starts in October, so you are coming straight into your winter months after that; the weather isn’t going to get better. “If guys are getting drenched - and mucky - and we are expecting them to go into their brand new car or whatever, then guys will end up going: ‘Naw, I’m not coming this week, it’s gonna be pouring with rain and I’ve just bought a new car.

. “The league needs to come up with a way to get the dressing rooms opened up.” East Kilbride Thistle boss Iain Diack, pictured with assistant Kevin Coyle, is looking forward to the new league (Image: Douglas McKendrick/East Kilbride News) In the top flight in Scotland, Premiership players - who are regularly tested for Covid-19 - are allowed access to changing rooms in separate areas from their opponents, but also go home without showering. Diack added: “From what we’ve been told, you need to be in contact with someone for 15 minutes for it [Covid] to be passed on, so I don’t see why boys getting quickly washed, dried and away can be an issue. “It definitely needs looked at.” All the latest sport news in Lanarkshire Airdrie star on Shane Duffy X factor Barry Ferguson Clyde management in focus Aberdeen v Motherwell test event KO Hamilton trio test positive for Covid Follow Lanarkshire Live Sport onTwitter via@LanLiveSport, like us on Facebookor find us on Instagramfor the latest sports news, pictures and video.

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