The Southern League has today (Friday) released a further statement confirming that all games throughout its Divisions have been suspended until Friday 3 April due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

The statement in full on The Southern League website reads:

“The League issues the following statement in respect to its playing season and the continuing Coronavirus situation.

“Following the statement issued by the League on Friday 13th March 2020, it was indicated that a further statement would be forthcoming on Friday 20th March 2020.

“It has been agreed that the League is officially suspended until 3rd April 2020. However, it should be noted that an Alliance Committee Meeting by Conference Call will be taking place during the evening of Monday 23rd March regarding the aforementioned and the season going forward. A further statement will therefore be issued on Tuesday 24th March.

“The League is aware of the issues faced by Clubs and is engaging with the FA on these matters. It is anticipated that the League will be able to provide further information and guidance during next week.”

As a result, our Southern League games with Tiverton Town (away) and Metropolitan Police (home) have both been Postponed.