Hull City’s home clash with Accrington Stanley next Tuesday has been postponed by the EFL.

Stanley reported positive coronavirus tests in the build-up to their game with Swindon Town at the weekend, which saw that League One clash postponed, and now further fixtures have been shelved.

Ahead of City’s game at Bristol Rovers on Tuesday evening, the Tigers were given notice that their KCOM Stadium meeting with Stanley would not go ahead.

“The decision follows the recent positive COVID-19 tests and the requirement for players and staff to self-isolate for between 10-14 days as per EFL and Government guidance in order to mitigate against the risk of further infection,” a statement read.

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“As a result, Saturday’s home fixture against Plymouth Argyle (31st October) and next Tuesday’s fixture at Hull City (3rd November) have been suspended.

“The circumstances surrounding the postponements will now be the subject of investigation in accordance with EFL Regulations.

“Revised dates for the rearranged fixtures will be confirmed in due course.”

The free week will likely come as a welcome break for Grant McCann and his players, giving City time to prepare for the FA Cup clash at home to Fleetwood on Saturday week following Saturday's visit to Swindon.