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FA uphold decision to void season across non-leagues

The FA council have voted to uphold the call to void the season across non-league, women's and grassroots football.

Votes were cast via email to end the campaign for all non-league sides below the National League and all but the top two tiers of the women's game.

Laurence Jones, the FA's Head of National League System, said: “The result of today's vote from The FA Council members was overwhelmingly in favour of ratifying the decisions.

“We know that it is impossible to reach decisions that will please everybody.

“We entirely sympathise with the teams that oppose the decision affecting their leagues, some of which have perfectly understandable reasons for wanting to see the 2019/20 league season continue.

“But it is important to emphasise that the decisions they took were made in the best interests of all the Leagues, as a collective, and in consultation with key stakeholders across English football."

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