Sixty-six clubs ask FA to reconsider decision to cancel seasons

Sixty-six clubs ask FA to reconsider decision to cancel seasons

first_img“Our concern is mainly based on the unnecessary and inexplicable haste exerted to reach the decision, along with a total lack of dialogue or consultation with the affected clubs”“The decision also ignores the millions of pounds invested and the countless hours spent by the clubs, and it also has critical financial implications.”“In writing this joint letter, we acknowledge that the decision to drop the results for the 2019-20 season is still pending official ratification by the FA Council.”“However, we believe that it is unacceptable that such a decision has been transmitted to us in this way. We urgently seek a constructive dialogue with the FA with the aim of reconsidering the decision.” A total of sixty-six English non-professional clubs have sent an open letter to the FA requesting that the agency reconsider “urgently” the decision to terminate their seasons, reports BBC Sport.Meanwhile, some MPs have told these clubs to write to the sports minister, Caroline Dinenage, to ask her to intervene in what they consider a “disappointing” decision.Last week it was announced that football in England that is below the three divisions of the National League ended immediately and void all results up to that point. This means that there would be no promotion or descent in a total of 91 leagues. This decision has not yet been ratified by the FA Council.The clubs letter to the FA says the following:last_img

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