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tylluan

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#1 18/03/2020 at 11:39

Just finished chatting to a lad close to Forest's first team set up and they've been told to prep for all remaining games to be played in June and playoffs to be one legged with finals weekend 2nd weekend in July.
Next season to start after early September international break.

We shall see 

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Andyben

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#2 18/03/2020 at 12:01

we'll onlyhave 5 players 

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Beaconowl

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#3 18/03/2020 at 12:05

Cant see that happening, Ty, for many reasons. One of which Ben highlights - out of contract players 

Its now or never 

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DPCSF

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#4 18/03/2020 at 12:31

Can’t see it, this ain’t gong away fast and especially so if folk aren’t listening to the advice given.
What’s to stop a team struggling at the bottom have a player say he’s got the virus?
Season is over. 

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tylluan

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#5 18/03/2020 at 13:03

All players leaving on frees are still contracted to June 30th which is why they're trying to fit all the games into June.
Those teams and players who make the playoffs will have decisions to make but it'll be an agent's field day.

Delaying start til September will mean all transfer business done before start of season and a full pre season as well.
Might push the Euro's a bit in 2021 unless more midweek games are played in the league cup slots 

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#6 18/03/2020 at 13:12

EPL should call it a day for this season, no relegations, resume a new season at some point in the future and aggregate the points.

No promotions or relegations from Championship, L1, L2 and national league, aggregate the points.  

It’s down to you now Garry!!! OH, AND FUCK THE EFL!!!! 

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tylluan

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#7 18/03/2020 at 13:20

EPL should call it a day for this season, no relegations, resume a new season at some point in the future and aggregate the points.

No promotions or relegations from Championship, L1, L2 and national league, aggregate the points.
MPB, 18/03/2020 at 13:12


Image the law suits if that happens.
Someone already quoting Bolton as an example.
Points deducted. All but relegated at Christmas but still playing L1 next season while the top 3 in L2 stay put.

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MPB

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#8 18/03/2020 at 13:28

You can’t please everyone ty!

It’s down to you now Garry!!! OH, AND FUCK THE EFL!!!! 

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OWL71

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#9 18/03/2020 at 15:04

I don't think this will be over by June. With swine flu it took about 6 months from the disease being isolated to a vaccine being available. I would expect this to be about the same, maybe a little bit quicker due to their being so many different Coronavirus vaccine projects going on around the world (about 35 apparently), and it being basically the only thing that's causing global stock markets to take a dump. So that would be probably June or July, but then there'll the length of time it would take to produce, distribute and administer. I can see mass gatherings starting again August or September, but there could still be a few months where you need to show proof of vaccination to be allowed in anywhere.

They could finish this season with games behind closed doors, but then for really important stuff there is the possibility of a situation like PSG or Valencia, where thousands turn up outside to celebrate. The best thing may just be to make this season null and void, and that's not just because of the obvious injustice of Leeds missing out on their PL return, the Pigs missing out on qualifying for Europe for the 1st time ever and the Bin Dippers being denied their first title for 30 years. Though all that stuff is pretty fucking funny.  

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#10 18/03/2020 at 17:30

I can’t see anything other than this season being null and void. Pretend it never happened.

For Bolton, start next season with a points deduction or not is a separate, and relatively minor issue. I’d say with deduction.

Whatever though, I doubt next season will start early enough to fit it in. This will be hanging over us well into Autumn, imo. Next season might be drastically reduced (play each team once?) and / or cup competitions cancelled. 

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#11 18/03/2020 at 17:56

I can’t see anything other than this season being null and void. Pretend it never happened.

For Bolton, start next season with a points deduction or not is a separate, and relatively minor issue. I’d say with deduction.

Whatever though, I doubt next season will start early enough to fit it in. This will be hanging over us well into Autumn, imo. Next season might be drastically reduced (play each team once?) and / or cup competitions cancelled.
WallaceAndGrummitt, 18/03/2020 at 17:30


Can we play all our games away please?.  

ENGAGE SUSAN 

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owl4ever1867

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#12 18/03/2020 at 17:57

No chance Ty, write this season off & hope this has blown over by August ready to go again for the start of a new season but I don't hold out much hope. 

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#13 18/03/2020 at 18:34

As funny as the Leeds/Liverpool stuff might be the season simply cannot just be "cancelled"

Whenever it is safe to start playing again get the season finished.  

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#14 18/03/2020 at 18:35

As funny as the Leeds/Liverpool stuff might be the season simply cannot just be "cancelled"

Whenever it is safe to start playing again get the season finished.
jbo, 18/03/2020 at 18:34


It was for WW2.

Consilio et Animis 

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CDLF

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#15 18/03/2020 at 19:07

As funny as the Leeds/Liverpool stuff might be the season simply cannot just be "cancelled"

Whenever it is safe to start playing again get the season finished.
jbo, 18/03/2020 at 18:34


Don't see how that could happen...what about players out of contract?, new signings?, clubs going bust?, clubs ravaged by the virus?,...no, I'm afraid Leeds and Liverpool will just have to take one for the soul of football. Sad

They will have my sympathyBounce

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jbo

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#16 18/03/2020 at 19:11

We'll see 

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Baresi

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#17 18/03/2020 at 20:36

To answer the OP...not a fucking chance this season will start again. It's all over bar the lawsuits. 

I ask you will Galway bate Mayo? Not if they have Willie Joe...they haven't a hope of beating Mayo! 

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Hirsty's 12th Pint

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#18 18/03/2020 at 22:12

As funny as the Leeds/Liverpool stuff might be the season simply cannot just be "cancelled"

Whenever it is safe to start playing again get the season finished.
jbo, 18/03/2020 at 18:34


I would happily see Liverpool, Leeds etc be successful and see an end to this.

Not sure what is worse Coronavirus or reading Twitter.  

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Andyben

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#19 18/03/2020 at 22:46

SPL cancelling season, by looks of things.

Jam tarts starting legal action to stop getting relegated without full season being played 

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No. 9 is David Hirst

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#20 18/03/2020 at 22:46

Write the season off, no appetite to come back in June

Null and void 

Post edited on 18/03/2020 at 22:50 by No. 9 is David Hirst

Well done the Owls... 

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Reesh1867

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#21 19/03/2020 at 06:55



I would happily see Liverpool, Leeds etc be successful and see an end to this.

Not sure what is worse Coronavirus or reading Twitter.
Hirsty's 12th Pint, 18/03/2020 at 22:12


Fuck off  

Consilio et Animis 

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winco

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#22 19/03/2020 at 07:45

Think the idea is to play on neutral grounds and play 3 games in a day until its completed. I still think they will just call it off, even playing behind closed doors requires ambulances etc no way will they let that happen. 

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Tank_Owl

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#23 19/03/2020 at 08:58

Unless all the clubs had actually mathematically been relegated or won promotion I don't see how the leagues can determine that, the argument any club could put forward being well mathematically they still could have blah blah.

So cancelling and voiding can surely be the only way to go - if it doesn't resume, which seems very difficult for the reasons we've debated. We start again in September, tough on any club that was at the top of their respective league and a boost for those at the other end. I'd imagine there would be some clubs who would rather the season was closed now, apart from us wouldn't most of the clubs in the bottom half of our league want that and even in the PL if you could guarantee another season in the PL...

I'm thinking "you can please some of the people some of the time....". It'll show us just how biased the PL EFL etc really are. 

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Hirsty's 12th Pint

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#24 19/03/2020 at 09:47



Fuck off
Reesh1867, 19/03/2020 at 06:55


Sorry Reesh was having a moment of weakness 😂 

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tylluan

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#25 19/03/2020 at 10:57

If they void this season do they void it as part of a rolling P&S period as well?

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CDLF

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#26 19/03/2020 at 11:30

If they void this season do they void it as part of a rolling P&S period as well?

tylluan, 19/03/2020 at 10:57


At last...a serious question. Plain

Post edited on 19/03/2020 at 11:30 by CDLF

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DPCSF

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#27 19/03/2020 at 11:44

Void this season and spread the Parachute payments thought the lower leagues. 

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CDLF

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#28 19/03/2020 at 12:15

Void this season and spread the Parachute payments thought the lower leagues.
DPCSF, 19/03/2020 at 11:44


If they void the season there won't be any parachute payments. 

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Otto_Man

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#29 19/03/2020 at 12:21

If they void this season do they void it as part of a rolling P&S period as well?

tylluan, 19/03/2020 at 10:57

Not sure how it would work with points deductions too? If they void the season should Bolton start next year on -12? 

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WallaceAndGrummitt

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#30 19/03/2020 at 12:57

I don’t think the question is whether or not this season will be completed. It’s will next season even start. 

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