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Outcry in Wales shows why we're refusing to rush Irish League season decision, says NIFL chief

 

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Cliftonville faced Barry Town in the Europa League last summer. Now the approach of their respective football associations over the end of the campaign has differed dramatically.

Cliftonville faced Barry Town in the Europa League last summer. Now the approach of their respective football associations over the end of the campaign has differed dramatically.

Cliftonville faced Barry Town in the Europa League last summer. Now the approach of their respective football associations over the end of the campaign has differed dramatically.

The head of the Northern Ireland Football League can understand frustration, concern and impatience over yet another delay.

Yet Andrew Johnston, NIFL Managing Director, is quick to stress there is no immediate rush, time is on their side and they will not be making a snap judgement which they live to regret.

Johnston is acutely aware of a desire from the football fraternity in Northern Ireland to know if the current season, across all NIFL leagues, is set to resume, be brought to a conclusion with the current league positions used to decide the final placings or be considered null and void.


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