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EYES ON THE PRIZE: The Irish FA are determined that the Irish Cup Final will conclude the 2019/20 season in early August

EYES ON THE PRIZE: The Irish FA are determined that the Irish Cup Final will conclude the 2019/20 season in early August

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EYES ON THE PRIZE: The Irish FA are determined that the Irish Cup Final will conclude the 2019/20 season in early August

A tumultuous period in the history of the Irish League shows no signs of abating.

After a week of proposals, rejections and protestations, a decision on how to end the 2019/2020 season is still a minimum of four days away.

But Sunday Life Sport can reveal that the Irish FA have no plans to extend the current League campaign into the autumn months, while Northern Ireland football's governing body remains determined to play the Irish Cup, which has reached the semi-final stage, during the last week of July, with the decider provisionally booked for Monday, August 3.