Following the Government's introduction of a lockdown in England with immediate effect, we bring you all the latest news from the FA, CFA and SWPL as ‘non-elite’ football in England is suspended with immediate effect.
Following the Government's introduction of a lockdown in England with immediate effect, we've issued a statement regarding the impact on 'non-elite' football:— The FA (@FA) January 4, 2021
The Health of our communities is of the up most importance, we as a league will cease all football activity for as long as restrictions are required.— SOUTH WEST PENINSULA FOOTBALL LEAGUE (@swpleague) January 4, 2021
We urge all to follow the rules, keep elderly volunteers safe and
Stay Home, Protect the NHS & Save Lives
Football will wait!
Confirmation from The FA that ALL non elite matches AND training (except disabled) must cease immediately— SOUTH WEST PENINSULA FOOTBALL LEAGUE (@swpleague) January 4, 2021
No restart date at this time, Govt suggest mid Feb return to Tier system, but without knowing Tiers no dates can be set, or indeed what format any resumption would look like. pic.twitter.com/NShPhyOOZi
As a Club we will continue to bring you all the very latest news regarding this topic and have everything crossed that we can return to normal service as soon as possible.
Please keep up to date with all our very latest Covid advice and guidleines.
In the meantime, please take care of yourself, your family and friends and please keep an eye out for each other during these very challenging times.