National League clubs vote to end regular season immediately


National League clubs had between seven and 11 regular-season games left to play in the 2019-20 campaign

National League clubs have voted to end the regular season at its current point, with promotion and relegation outcomes “under careful consideration”.

The league’s board had urged clubs in its three divisions to vote in favour of ending the regular season without further games because of coronavirus.

The league said there was a “clear majority of clubs in favour” from the almost 90% of responses returned.

Football in the fifth and sixth tiers was suspended on 16 March.

Clubs in the National League, National League North and National League South divisions that have not yet voted still have an opportunity to do so, the league’s board said, but it “would not change the outcome”.

A National League statement added: