As the discussions go on about how and whether football can finish its season we need to keep a very serious eye on the well being of the players themselves.
And in this short blog ClaretandHugh Facebook member Simon Barham makes some very strong points about where our priorities might well be and how we can bring the campaign to a satisfactory conclusion should another ball not be kicked .
By Simon Barham
How and why is football and its participants different to The Olympics?
I was disgusted at the way the IOC were clinging on to the possibility that their event could go ahead. Footballers should be allowed to rest up and concentrate on staying safe with their families.
When football gets the all clear, I think we should allow an extended pre-season and then schedule however many games the season might allow should it starts late.
Then work out a cricket style Duckworth Lewis system to settle future instances like this, to include an agreement with the TV companies ..