Southampton's FA Cup third-round tie against Shrewsbury has been postponed due to coronavirus outbreak at the Sky Bet League One club.

The match was due to take place on Saturday before a number of Shrewsbury players and staff members tested positive for Covid-19, meaning they could not fulfil the fixture.

The FA's Professional Game Board will meet early next week to decide what will happen with the fixture.

Shrewsbury advised the FA that it would be unable to fulfil the fixture after medical advice said it would be unsafe for the game to take place.

The League One club have been unable to train since last week, and have closed their Sundorne Castle training ground for 10 days.

Rachel Robinson, Shropshire's Director of Public Health, said in a statement on the club's official website: "We have been made aware of positive cases of Covid-19 at Shrewsbury Town Football Club.

"We are working closely with the club to help limit any further potential spread. All positive cases, as well as close contacts, are self-isolating for at least 10 days in line with national guidance.

"The club has acted responsibly and taken all the necessary precautions to limit the spread of the virus, which in this case has required closing the training ground and isolating all close contacts.

"The club are also following all the Government's Elite Sport protocols, which include regularly testing for players and staff."