Storm Eunice struck havoc around the country on Saturday’s Football League schedule, with heavy winds and snow wreaking havoc on the schedule.
After the surface became waterlogged, the Sky Bet League Two match between Salford and Crawley was postponed until next Saturday.
After a second inspection, it was determined that the playing field at Peninsula Stadium was unusable due to the continuous presence of heavy rain.
“The surface passed a preliminary pitch inspection by the match official at 9am, and the officials are scheduled to return at 12:30pm,” according to a statement on the Cubs’ official website. “The surface passed a preliminary pitch inspection by the match official at 9am, and the officials are scheduled to return at 12:30pm.”
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“However, rain continued to pour throughout the morning, and when we requested that the match referee return earlier to re-evaluate the surface, he determined that it was unplayable.”
Heavy snow forced the postponement of Fleetwood’s home match against Lincoln in League One.
After an inspection, Blackburn’s match against Millwall at Ewood Park was given the green light, with additional inspections scheduled at other venues ahead of kick-off.
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