"They go for a walk for half an hour and then they want to go back to bed. It's as brutal as that. It has been very difficult. It has been a really difficult couple of weeks. My thoughts are with the two players, and the welfare of them. It's frightening when you think they are young and fit and absolutely supreme athletes. If anybody needs reminding of how serious this is, then we have witnessed it."
-- Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce
on the most seriously stricken of his players who have tested positive for COVID-19 in an outbreak that shut down the Premier League club's Darsley Park training center for 12 days and forced the postponement of one game. (AFP