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D-Day for Irish League clubs but Euro cash talks have hit tense stand-off


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Clubs are determined to see out the league.

Clubs are determined to see out the league.

Coleraine chairman Colin McKendry

Coleraine chairman Colin McKendry

Clubs are determined to see out the league.

Danske Bank Premiership chiefs will resume talks this morning in an attempt to break the deadlock over how to share the European money but there is no indication a breakthrough is within sight.

A tense stand-off has arisen in the discussions as clubs hold their positions and seem determined not to give any ground.

Disagreements over the fairest way to distribute Uefa funds are now holding up the process of curtailing the league campaign and the pressure is on clubs to compromise, with the Northern Ireland Football League board scheduled to meet today.