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Premier League clubs will not release players for international games in red-list countries

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The Premier League says its clubs have “reluctantly but unanimously” decided not to release players for matches in red-list countries during September’s international break.

Under current UK government rules, players would be forced to miss several games because of the 10-day isolation period required on return to the UK.

The Premier League said “extensive talks” had taken place with the Football Association and government “to find a solution” but that “no exemption had been granted”.

It added that it “strongly supported” the move made by top-flight sides, which “will apply to nearly 60 players from 19 clubs who are due to travel to 26 red-list countries”.

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Mexico to play Bolivia in Colorado

The Mexican national team will play Bolivia in a soccer friendly on March 11 at at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado at 7:00 p.m., MT.

The match will be Mexico’s final tune up before its CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying match on March 28 against Costa Rica in Mexico City.

It will be the second game of the Mexican team’s five matches on U.S. soil in the sixth edition of its annual tour. The first game in 2009 was played on Jan. 28 against Mexico coach Sven-Goran Eriksson’s native country Sweden, which won 1-0 in Oakland.