Sport: League One games at Crewe, Stockport and Peterborough and race meets at Leicester and Sedgefield called off due to freezing weather

06 January 2009 01:16
• Games postponed at Crewe, Stockport and Peterborough• No escape for all-weather track at WolverhamptonFive more football games and four horse racing meets were called off on Tuesday as freezing temperatures continued to hit sports in Britain. Although the big game of the night between Tottenham and Burnley in the League Cup semi-final was expected to go ahead because Spurs have undersoil heating, the matches in League One between Crewe and Bristol Rovers, Stockport and Cheltenham, Peterborough and MK Dons, and the League Two meeting of Exeter and Macclesfield were called off because the playing surfaces were frozen.A Scottish third-division game between Cowdenbeath and Berwick was also postponed with temperatures in some parts of Britain falling to minus 11 Celsius (12.2 Fahrenheit). Saturday's schedule was also hit when three FA Cup matches were among 12 called off, with eight more in Scotland. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian