THE Glasgow Clan ice hockey team have postponed both of their home festive fixtures following the latest Covid guidelines announcement.

The team, who play from the Braehead arena, were due to play the Belfast Giants on Monday, December 27 and Fife Flyers on Friday, December 31. The team have postponed them to when the three week period of restrictions has come to an end.

Away Clan games will be going ahead as normal.

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In a statement, the team said: "We know that the fans of the Clan, Belfast Giants and Fife Flyers who have made plans and travel commitments around attending these festive fixtures will be hugely disappointed at this news. These fixtures have become a wonderful tradition and it is with a heavy heart that restrictions have forced these postponements.

"We would like to take this opportunity to thank our fans. This year has been a real challenge and Clan have been able to overcome more than most due to the phenomenal support from the Purple Army and others around the sport.

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We understand that people will have ticket enquiries, but we would kindly request these please wait until the Clan announce that we have received further guidance from the Scottish Government regarding the situation."