The National League have confirmed that the remaining matches of National League North in York city this season have been cancelled.
One of the main reasons for this was the response of the clubs participating in this league. According to the League, up to 90 percent of the clubs want to cancel the league due to many reasons, especially the quick spread of COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the League has made a decision on cancelling the remaining matches.
The National League’s matches have been suspended since March 16 due to the concerns of COVID-19pandemic.
National League calls for clubs to vote to end the season
The clubs in the three divisions of the National League were asked to vote about the way to end the season. Most of the clubs, including York City, are in favour of cancelling the remaining matches of the league. The results of this vote also determine the outcomes of the season.
According to this result, the National League has made a decision to cancel the season. And York City club hope that they will be given the position at the top of the table at this season.
All of 24 clubs in the National Division will take part in this vote. However, the National League North and National League South only have four votes per league, which means 32 overall.
On the other hand, there is information that York City will receive £14,000 from the recent pay-out. This money will be given by the Premier League.
According to the National League, they have received £2m of funds from the Premier League. The money was given from the 2020/21 season and will soon be used as an advance payment to the clubs.
While the money given to National Division clubs is £58,333, the amount of money for North and South clubs is £13,636.