AFTER one of the most turbulent weeks in sport for decades, we track the impact coronavirus has had on Oxfordshire teams.

Thursday, March 12

Friday, March 13

  • 11.08am: EFL announce a collective agreement with the Premier League and the top two women’s divisions to suspend the season until April 3 at the earliest.
  • 1.52pm: Oxford United announce their training ground will close for a week, during which time it will be deep-cleaned.
  • 3.12pm: The BetVictor Southern League call off games for the next two weekends.
  • 3.14pm: The Uhlsport Hellenic League suspend matches until the end of March. The North Berks League also postpones fixtures.

Saturday, March 14

  • 11.53am: Despite the league allowing games to take place, Oxford United Women agree with opponents Chichester City to postpone their game on Sunday. 
  • 1.02pm: Oxford City Stars postpone their clash with Invicta Dynamos with one of the Kent side’s players self-isolating.
  • 5.00pm: After drawing 1-1 at Hampton & Richmond Borough in front of almost 900 people, Oxford City boss David Oldfield admits to being surprised the game went ahead. He said: “We need leadership from the leagues and I’m sure something will happen in the next few days.”

Monday, March 16

  • 2pm: The Oxfordshire FA call off their competitions, forcing the postponement of Wednesday’s Senior Cup semi-final between North Leigh and Thame United.
  • 2.46pm: The Oxford City FA confirm their games are suspended after two players tested positive for coronavirus.
  • 5.15pm: The Boat Race, scheduled for March 29, is cancelled.
  • 5.50pm: The National League call a halt to their competition until at least April 3.
  • 6.27pm: England Hockey suspends its programmes until at least April 15.
  • 6.34pm: The RFU suspend all rugby activity, which includes training, until April 14.
  • 7.16pm: Oxford United Women shut down all operations for seven days.
  • 8.04pm: The Witney & District League cancels its games “for the foreseeable future”.

Tuesday, March 17

  • 10.49am: In response to a directive from the Football Association, the OFA advise all grassroots games in the county should be postponed for the foreseeable future.
  • 12.37pm: The British Horseracing Authority announces a suspension until the end of April.
  • 5.45pm: Didcot Town announce they are in a fight for survival and launch a fundraising campaign.

Wednesday, March 18

Thursday, March 19