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Scott Parker to miss Boxing Day clash with Southampton as Fulham boss is forced to self-isolate after coronavirus scare – Bukipress

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SCOTT PARKER will miss Fulham’s Boxing Day clash with Southampton.

The Cottagers boss has tested negative for Covid-19.

Ian Hodgson – Daily Mail

Scott Parker won’t be able to marshal his players from the touchline on Saturday[/caption]

But he is having to self-isolate after a member of his household returned a positive test for coronavirus.

Parker, 40, is therefore self-isolating in accordance with government guidelines.

Upon the news, he said: “I’m feeling well, a member of my household tested positive.

“Of course I’ll do all I can from home.

“I’ll be in constant dialogue and I’ll have a main line with the dugout.

“I’ll have a laptop up with different screens showing different angles.

“No doubt I’ve got great coaches and a great staff who will take the reins.”

Matt Wells and Stuart Gray will take charge from the Craven Cottage touchline.

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Matt Wells joined Fulham in March 2019[/caption]

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Stuart Gray brings ample managerial experience to the touchline[/caption]


Wells, 32, joined Fulham in March 2019, having previously coached the Under-18s at Spurs, where he first came across Parker.

Gray, on the other hand, possesses ample managerial experience.

The 60-year-old has held posts at Southampton, Northampton and Sheffield Wednesday – having also worked as caretaker boss at a number of other clubs.

Fulham will hope to grab a much-needed result against the in-form Saints at the Cottage, currently trailing 17th placed Brighton by two points after 14 matches.

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