Will we play again this season.

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Will we play again this season.

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I'm sitting here bored already. It's worse than the close season. Feeling utterly fed up. All that has happened so far this season likely to be consigned to irrelevance and no end of season drama to look forward to. The only ray of sunshine is that we won't have played Peterboro Sports at all.

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sussexdiamond wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:07 pm
I'm sitting here bored already. It's worse than the close season. Feeling utterly fed up. All that has happened so far this season likely to be consigned to irrelevance and no end of season drama to look forward to. The only ray of sunshine is that we won't have played Peterboro Sports at all.
I don't think we will. Terrible shame. Glad it won't be up to me to sort a way forward

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Whilst I think it was unnecessary to call games off at the level we’re at, I can’t see us playing again until/unless there’s some sort of acceptance that we’re not going to be able to stop this spreading, or a cure/vaccine becomes available. They’ve called things to a halt for little more than a week, I really don’t see what’s going to change in the next 7 days that will allow the Peterborough Sports game to go ahead.
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I cant see us playing again this season unless something radical happens and season runs through summer months to completion, replacing any pre season but with family commitments that will disrupt players availability.
Now this has happened once leagues may need to have rules re when future seasons become void eg play 30 games and league positions stand if season is finished early. Less than 30 season all void. With possible return of virus next year plans need to be made.
More importantly stay well everyone and look after your loved ones.

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Harry Flashman wrote:
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:05 am
Now this has happened once leagues may need to have rules re when future seasons become void eg play 30 games and league positions stand if season is finished early. Less than 30 season all void.
The fairest way would be to decide final standings on a PPG (Points per game) basis.
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Trek wrote:
Sun Mar 15, 2020 11:27 am
Harry Flashman wrote:
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:05 am
Now this has happened once leagues may need to have rules re when future seasons become void eg play 30 games and league positions stand if season is finished early. Less than 30 season all void.
The fairest way would be to decide final standings on a PPG (Points per game) basis.
Not not such how you can determine promotion and relegation this way. Our division is partially tight and who would you decide wins the play offs? Then who would you decide wins the super play off. I don't think you can do it, so they'll have to start the next season with the same clubs

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I’m just glad I’m not making decisions this season, first Bury going under and now this. No idea what will happen, PPG seems fairest and then play offs when it calms down? Who knows....
Probably be a month or so until we actually find out so boredom will stay a little longer on weekends. Any ideas how to fill saturdays?

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TheIncognitoKid wrote:
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:31 pm

Not not such how you can determine promotion and relegation this way. Our division is partially tight and who would you decide wins the play offs? Then who would you decide wins the super play off. I don't think you can do it, so they'll have to start the next season with the same clubs
My suggestion is just for final league positions. However, under the circumstances if there is no further play this season, I agree that there should be no promotion or relegation.
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You can be certain that what ever decision is made some club or clubs is going to threaten to sue

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At this stage I think it is likely that no more games will be played this season.
Since there are so many variables, clubs could for instance receive points deductions etc., I would rather see the season abandoned as though it had never happened, so effectively 2018/19 would be followed by 2020/21.
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