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Irish League clubs reject NIFL’s move to end season and want to play games

 

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Clubs are determined to see out the league.

Clubs are determined to see out the league.

Clubs are determined to see out the league.

Danske Bank Premiership clubs remain determined to play out the league season, the Belfast Telegraph understands.

In tonight’s meeting which has been described by sources as being “particularly stormy and very acrimonious at times”, the clubs agreed to bin the two options for ending the season suggested by the Northern Ireland Football League’s Covid-19 steering group.

The recommendation of playing two rounds of games to finish the campaign or face a mathematical model to decide final positions was fiercely rejected by clubs, forcing today’s vote deadline to be scrapped.