Stowmarket Town had more to lose than most, when the Football Association initially made its decision to end the 2019-20 season, and then expunge all results following their further announcement yesterday, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The season for Steps 3-7 of the non-league football pyramid have been ended. Null and void is the outcome. No promotion, no relegation, everyone will start next season in the same leagues that started this... MIKE BACON takes a look
Bury Town manager, Ben Chenery, has backed the Football Association’s decision to declare the 2019-20 season, in non-league from steps three down to seven, as null and void with all results expunged, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Football writer Carl Marston talks to Stowmarket Town manager Rick Andrews and Hadleigh United boss Christian Appleford in the wake of the decision to seek termination of this season, from Steps 3 to 6
Suffolk’s leading non-league clubs should learn more about the fate of this season, in the midst of the Coronavirus outbreak, following tonight’s conference call involving the various leagues’ representatives.
Bury Town chairman, Russell Ward, believes that it might ultimately be best to look towards starting next season on time, rather than trying to eventually complete all matches from the current, frozen season.
AFC Sudbury boss, Mark Morsley, firmly believes that some football clubs, both in non-league and ultimately even in the higher levels of the Football League pyramid, could end up “going bust in the next month or so.”