THE Football Association have decided to END the tier five and tier six seasons in England effective immediately.
Teams in the National League had between ten and seven games remaining, respectively, but will now never get the opportunity to play them – after a decision was made in an FA meeting today regarding the coronavirus crisis.
It has not yet been decided on how promotions and relegations will be worked out.
The FA Leagues committee could declare the season null and void – although a complex points-per-game formula may be used instead to calculate how the campaign might have finished.
And the same will apply in the regional sixth tier of English football.
The decision sees the National League among the first divisions to make this kind of call, having ironically been one of the last to have kept playing amid the coronavirus outbreak.
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