Dunfermline manager Stevie Crawford says the Pars took all the right steps following a Covid-19 outbreak at East End Park.

Crawford’s side had to postpone Scottish Championship matches with Raith Rovers and Dundee after the club was shutdown for 10 days due to the virus spreading among the camp. It’s caused concern and disruption, but Dunfermline followed all the correct procedures.

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Behaved accordingly. (Photo by Ross Parker / SNS Group via Getty Images)

Crawford said: “We acted accordingly when it was brought to our attention and we’ve been in daily contact in communication with the SFA and the government over the problems that we’ve faced. It’s caused a little bit of disruption to training and limitations have been put on the working week last week and this week as well.

“We don’t feel hard done by, it’s something the whole world’s having to face. We’ve not taken it lightly, we’ve followed the government and SFA guidelines to the best of our abilities, and the only disruption it’s brought to us is we’ve had to miss out on the Raith Rovers and Dundee games.

“I’m great believer in life that you can make things even more difficult for yourself or accept what you’re facing. We’ve accepted what we’re facing and acted accordingly. We’ve embraced it and we’re really looking forward now to the Morton game at the weekend.

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Looking ahead. (Photo by Ross Parker/SNS Group via Getty Images)

“It’s about managing the situation. What I will say, is I’ve got support staff here, in terms of people from above and then the coaching staff, and the players’ attitude has been terrific. We had a Zoom call last week because it does bring a bit of uncertainty as well.”

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