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Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by bonzosbeard » Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:36 pm

I understand there is a thread on Numb but I just wanted to discuss the possible implications to the sporting calendar now that the Ireland rugby game had been postponed.

Hopefully we will be out of the woods shortly but if not could the Premier league be suspended? If so how long? Would all games be void and restart in August?

Would we then stay up?

Would Liverpool have to start again?

Mods I understand if you prefer to add it to the existing thread.

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Re: Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by bristolhammerfc » Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:40 pm

As long as it sticks to the implications for football supporters it can stay.

As soon as it veers into cultural or political arguments then it goes into the other one.

The responsibility lies with posters

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Re: Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by Ironing Board » Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:42 pm

End the season now, award the title to Liverpool, only relegate the bottom side and promote the Championship champions (Brom) and go again next season.

Just my completely impartial take on things :wink: You can never be too safe!

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Re: Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by S-H » Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:44 pm

Ironing Board wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:42 pm
End the season now, award the title to Liverpool, only relegate the bottom side and promote the Championship champions (Brom) and go again next season.

Just my completely impartial take on things :wink: You can never be too safe!
Nah..

Void the whole thing and start again next season.

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Re: Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by Coops » Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:48 pm

If things get worse I can see games being suspended.
If it goes on and lots of games are having to be rescheduled then at some point they may have to scrap the season. Either that or play games behind close doors.

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Re: Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by thejackhammer » Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:48 pm

S-H wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:44 pm
Nah..

Void the whole thing and start again next season.
Agreed, after all Man City might still make a comeback.

It would be massively unfair for Liverpool to be awarded the title, I'm sure they'd agree.

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Re: Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by jastons » Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:06 pm

I think the Inter game tomorrow night is to be played behind closed doors? Surely that must come first, before we start awarding titles and finishing the season early.

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Re: Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by sussexhammer74 » Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:31 pm

Hear that the Sheff Utd Lawyers are just arriving at CAS. Several of their players had the "Corona" Virus and couldnt play thus denying them the title/the chance to qualify for europe.

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Re: Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by e17 » Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:32 pm

The BBC should be held accountable for their massive level of scaremongering on this issue. It’s like there’s nothing else to report.

It’s even outdoing their coverage of women’s football and Nigel Farrage.

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Re: Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by neathiron » Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:33 pm

Coops wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:48 pm
If things get worse I can see games being suspended.
If it goes on and lots of games are having to be rescheduled then at some point they may have to scrap the season. Either that or play games behind close doors.
We could play games behind closed doors and the attendance will still show as 59000+

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Re: Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by Puff Daddy » Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:35 pm

It is possible the Euro footie finals this summer could be at serious risk, even the summer Olympics in Japan. Right now, I can't see how either can go ahead

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Re: Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by Thekorean » Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:48 pm

Cancel the entire PL season, just to be on the safe side.

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Re: Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by Ironing Board » Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:49 pm

S-H wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:44 pm
Nah..

Void the whole thing and start again next season.
That would be hilarious - imagine the Scousers! :lol: :lol:

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Re: Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by Hammer in Hornchurch » Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:49 pm

Just void this season and start again when the Corona virus is all cleared up.

Imagine Liverpool’s reaction at not winning the league this time ! There 30 year wait to drag on

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Re: Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by Ironing Board » Wed Feb 26, 2020 7:00 pm

Hammer in Hornchurch wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:49 pm
Just void this season and start again when the Corona virus is all cleared up.

Imagine Liverpool’s reaction at not winning the league this time ! There 30 year wait to drag on
And watch in despair as Man City reaffirm dominance!

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Re: Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by bonzosbeard » Wed Feb 26, 2020 7:14 pm

Every cloud has a silver lining :lol:

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Re: Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by Graza » Wed Feb 26, 2020 7:45 pm

Trump failed to start world war 3 to stop Liverpool winning the prem, maybe a nasty cold can do it instead?

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Re: Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by Pob! » Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:07 pm

Graza wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 7:45 pm
Trump failed to start world war 3 to stop Liverpool winning the prem, maybe a nasty cold can do it instead?
It took less than one page before someone decided to get all political ..

Well done, :thdn:

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Re: Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by Robbie » Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:10 pm

e17 wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:32 pm
The BBC should be held accountable for their massive level of scaremongering on this issue. It’s like there’s nothing else to report.

It’s even outdoing their coverage of women’s football and Nigel Farrage.
Hahahaha..... :lol:
Brilliant!

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Re: Corona virus WHU /football related

Post by Da Vinci » Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:48 pm

Although the Ireland v Italy six nations game is off the Italian fans who have purchased plane tickets and accomodation can still visit Dublin as tourists :?

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