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41 minutes ago, sneckfan said:

The Belgian league look set to end their season now and crown Brugge the champions, needs to be endorsed at a meeting on the 15th. Could this could set a precedent with other leagues following suite?

All teams had only one game to play, and Bruges were 15 points ahead.

So no, that's not likely to set a precedent for anywhere else!

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On 4/1/2020 at 12:32 AM, Gregor said:

yeah Im sure they will ask for your advice lol

 

Maybe they'd be better asking u a man who clearly nos a top striker when he sees 1 big Jordan in disguise ! Stay safe pal!

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On 3/31/2020 at 12:09 PM, ICTPAISLEY said:

Would be crazy to relegate Hesrts. Just look at Partick as well, bottom but if they win their game in hand they move off the bottom. It just wouldn’t be fair.

Would be fair my man had over 3/4s of a season to climb the table both teams have been rank rotten both deserve to go down ! They'll need to make a decision soon clubs are needing the money payed out how long can they wait this could drag on for months! 

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Would only be fair if all teams had played the same amount of games. As Partick have played one less, how can it be fair on them. Don't particularly like Partick but think it teams in their position have to be given some extra consideration.

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5 hours ago, snorbens_caleyman said:

All teams had only one game to play, and Bruges were 15 points ahead.

So no, that's not likely to set a precedent for anywhere else!

Do we know how they have dealt with promotion and relegation?

They only had one league game left, but do they not normally split for play offs?

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You can’t start next season until you’ve finished this one, however long it takes.

Football outcomes need to be decided on the pitch, not on Skype or in the courts.

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11 hours ago, snorbens_caleyman said:

All teams had only one game to play, and Bruges were 15 points ahead.

So no, that's not likely to set a precedent for anywhere else!

Not true, one Game until the Split. Where after the Split the total pts is then halved. So the gap would therefore be 8 pts with 11 games to play.... 

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3 hours ago, ICTPAISLEY said:

Not true, one Game until the Split. Where after the Split the total pts is then halved. So the gap would therefore be 8 pts with 11 games to play.... 

Ah, OK, thanks.  Thought it was a bit early for them to have reached that stage! 

One report says that these are the final standings, but another says that they haven't decided yet what to do about promotion and relegation.

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16 hours ago, Huisdean said:

Would only be fair if all teams had played the same amount of games. As Partick have played one less, how can it be fair on them. Don't particularly like Partick but think it teams in their position have to be given some extra consideration.

That game in hand would only help thistle if it was against us every other team hammers them get them down been gash all year big club like that should be in a title race no down there serves them right! Same as hearts whinging about it now had all season to improve team like that should never be below clubs with zero finance like the Accies they're own fault for appointing a sword of dud managers

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48 minutes ago, finmack said:

Remember the "Pools Panel"! This could be the answer for the Scottish Hierarchy to sort things 

There is more chance of the central belt pundits they would employ to predict the results having us relegated than retaining our play off place by the end of the virtual season.

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On 4/2/2020 at 10:28 PM, IBM said:

The news tonight said no European places unless the season is completed. 

Sounded like an ultimatum. 

With all the uncertainty, goodness knows how the SFA/SPFL can respond to that. 

Whilst it may not suit us, surely all leagues should be voided and we start again next season. That way players contracts can expire and they can find new clubs and clubs can sign players. The season may need to have a delayed start but so be it  

Anything else will be a total mess. 

Life comes before football at these times. 

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10 minutes ago, Robert said:

The news tonight said no European places unless the season is completed. 

Sounded like an ultimatum. 

With all the uncertainty, goodness knows how the SFA/SPFL can respond to that. 

Whilst it may not suit us, surely all leagues should be voided and we start again next season. That way players contracts can expire and they can find new clubs and clubs can sign players. The season may need to have a delayed start but so be it  

Anything else will be a total mess. 

Life comes before football at these times. 

Apparently the SPFL are calling UEFAs bluff and finishing the league...according to the Daily Record, anyway...

Celtic champs, Hearts down, and unsurprisingly, the lower leagues are left in the dark. Unless there's an expansion or the playoffs go ahead, everyone who's not top or bottom is getting shafted...

Edited by Jack Waddington
Daily Record, not Mail

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20 hours ago, finmack said:

Remember the "Pools Panel"! This could be the answer for the Scottish Hierarchy to sort things out.

 

 

 

After watching a news bulletin where they announced that O and A level grades are to be decided by teachers based on past performance, this does not seem to be an unreasonable approach. In the great scheme of things, if such important outcomes for a child's future can be decided like this, something as unimportant as the placings in a football league can surely be decided in such a way. The various FAs could get there heads together  (2 metres apart please) and come up with an agreed formula to finish all the leagues - the statties would love it!

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