- 1 YORK Metropolis have verified that they have nevertheless to receive any official info from the Nationwide League – with the governing physique possessing asked the Football Association to close the season “as before long as achievable” owing to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Thursday, 26th March 2020, 12: 11 pm
All divisions are now suspended simply because of the coronavirus outbreak, with the Nationwide League board getting the pressured the will need to end the period by cancelling all remaining fixtures.
How the ultimate standings will be established is still to be decided with crunch talks remaining held amongst the league and the FA.
York currently sit at the leading of Nationwide League North with a two-level lead over 2nd-placed King’s Lynn – with the Norfolk aspect having two video games in hand.
A club statement browse: “Although the club doesn’t ordinarily remark on speculation, this is a distinctive scenario.
“We want to clarify that we are however to receive official data from the National League about completion of the period.
“However, we would like to take this option to assure lovers that the club has built a sturdy scenario with regards to how the period might be brought to a close, in gentle of York Town FC’s place in the league.
“In the meantime, keep risk-free and we will wait around for official information and preserve supporters up to day as and when we acquire information.”
The fate of York’s county neighbours Harrogate City, in second place in the National League, is also up in the air alongside with enjoy-off candidates Halifax Town.
Some reviews have said that Harrogate and leaders Barrow will be promoted to the Football League although Fylde and Chorley would be relegated to Countrywide League North.
Harrogate managing director Garry Plant claimed: “We are even now ready for details from the National League as to in which we stand. We’re sat on the edge of our seats.”
Giving a Halifax standpoint, chairman David Bosomworth commented: “The Countrywide League has been in contact and we have submitted all the information and facts that was necessary from a economical and contractual viewpoint.
“We were also asked our views on the completion of the time, which of program as extended as the integrity of the competitors is not in query, we’d want to do, for the club, the supporters and the group.”