What the National League said after suspending season indefinitely

The National League season has been suspended indefinitely due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Tuesday, 31st March 2020, 4:38 pm
Updated Tuesday, 31st March 2020, 4:39 pm

The National League board met earlier today to review its prior decision to suspend the competition until at least April 3.

In a statement the National League said: “In consideration of the very serious and unprecedented national public health emergency caused by the coronavirus, the board has taken the decision to suspend the National League, National League North and National League South competitions indefinitely.

“The National League is currently obtaining specialist legal advice, is consulting regularly with The Football Association and other stakeholders, and is committed to involving its member clubs in a pending decision on how best to conclude the 2019/20 season.”

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Chesterfield’s players are currently not training as a group but have been given individual fitness programmes.

No Spireites players or staff have been diagnosed with Covid-19.

The National League season has been suspended indefinitely due to the coronavirus.