St Mirren Statement

Greenisland Bear

Well-Known Member
SPFL clubs have been invited to vote by 5pm today on a resolution recommending the termination of the 2019/20 season in the Ladbrokes Championship, League 1 and League 2 – with the same applying to the Premiership if the remaining matches in our division cannot be played due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

St Mirren Football Club fully support the resolution put forward by the SPFL this week, as stated:

"SPFL clubs are to vote on a resolution recommending the termination of the 2019/20 season in the Ladbrokes Championship, Ladbrokes League 1 and Ladbrokes League 2, with final season placings determined by points per game in league matches played to date by each club.

"The resolution also recommends that matches in the Ladbrokes Premiership remain postponed for the time being, to give the best possible opportunity for the remaining 2019/20 fixtures to be played.

"However, if the SPFL Board determines that the remaining Premiership matches cannot be played, the Ladbrokes Premiership would also be terminated, with final season placings determined on the same basis."


Our club has previously said, the concerns of football during this terrible crisis seems like a small thing when an increasing number of people are dying daily from coronavirus. Yet, it has become clear that for the sake of the game’s future in Scotland, a decision is going to have to be made that gives clarity to the SPFL’s member clubs.

The Board of Directors continue to meet regularly to review the financial stability of our club. This is essential in these unprecedented times.

St Mirren, in common with all other football people, would have always preferred to play the season to its proper conclusion, however for the protection of both fans and players, football should take a break until after the summer and hopefully be able to start season 2020/21 as soon as possible, safely.

As both the UK and Scottish Governments make clear daily, everybody must stay at home as much as possible, to protect the NHS and save lives. Putting increased pressure on clubs to end this season, and potentially start next season early is not what society needs right now.
 

High Society

Well-Known Member
SPFL clubs have been invited to vote by 5pm today on a resolution recommending the termination of the 2019/20 season in the Ladbrokes Championship, League 1 and League 2 – with the same applying to the Premiership if the remaining matches in our division cannot be played due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

St Mirren Football Club fully support the resolution put forward by the SPFL this week, as stated:

"SPFL clubs are to vote on a resolution recommending the termination of the 2019/20 season in the Ladbrokes Championship, Ladbrokes League 1 and Ladbrokes League 2, with final season placings determined by points per game in league matches played to date by each club.

"The resolution also recommends that matches in the Ladbrokes Premiership remain postponed for the time being, to give the best possible opportunity for the remaining 2019/20 fixtures to be played.

"However, if the SPFL Board determines that the remaining Premiership matches cannot be played, the Ladbrokes Premiership would also be terminated, with final season placings determined on the same basis."


Our club has previously said, the concerns of football during this terrible crisis seems like a small thing when an increasing number of people are dying daily from coronavirus. Yet, it has become clear that for the sake of the game’s future in Scotland, a decision is going to have to be made that gives clarity to the SPFL’s member clubs.

The Board of Directors continue to meet regularly to review the financial stability of our club. This is essential in these unprecedented times.

St Mirren, in common with all other football people, would have always preferred to play the season to its proper conclusion, however for the protection of both fans and players, football should take a break until after the summer and hopefully be able to start season 2020/21 as soon as possible, safely.

As both the UK and Scottish Governments make clear daily, everybody must stay at home as much as possible, to protect the NHS and save lives. Putting increased pressure on clubs to end this season, and potentially start next season early is not what society needs right now.
Motherwell will be the next haters to speak
Ratbags
 

GodStruth

Well-Known Member
Not only are these clubs looking after their own interests, as you'd expect, but the truth is that there are far too many cowards involved in Scottish football - people with zero backbone who are happy to forever be cucks to Lawwell and Celtic
 

Graeme692

Active Member
%^*& sporting integrity if it means St Mirren can’t be relegated and helps out their mates in the east end of Glasgow. Scottish football, corrupt to the core!
 

GeordieRanger

Active Member
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The minute you vote for a League winner, you kill the game.

I pay to go and see football, this season - Eurovision.

Johnny Logan wins again.
They won't see it as voting for a league winner. Them voting for it is simply protecting their own interests. Can't blame them or any other club for that. The problem is that the vote is set up for Celtic to be awarded the title because all clubs will vote in their own interests.
 

Blue Goose

Well-Known Member
Looking at the table they could quite easily be relegated. Club's are selfish and only interested in themselves. I get that they are a business but a business involved in sport. There's absolutely no sportsmanship and their integrity, along with the others, is completely shot. Self serving for the love of their own self interests rather than the good and more importantly the integrity of the game.
 

BigTinder86

Active Member
Why is everyone getting their panties in a twist about this? Saint Mirren are always going to look after themselves. Scottish football is in such a state financially, largely due to a league structure and tv deal that acts as a life support machine to clubs who haven’t been looking after their finances for years. No one will want to play roulette with their future and I don’t blame them.
 

bearspakora

Well-Known Member
Why is everyone getting their panties in a twist about this? Saint Mirren are always going to look after themselves. Scottish football is in such a state financially, largely due to a league structure and tv deal that acts as a life support machine to clubs who haven’t been looking after their finances for years. No one will want to play roulette with their future and I don’t blame them.
The sporting integrity of Scottish football can never be compromised, or it seems it can when it suits.
 

Strichen Ger

New Member
SPFL clubs have been invited to vote by 5pm today on a resolution recommending the termination of the 2019/20 season in the Ladbrokes Championship, League 1 and League 2 – with the same applying to the Premiership if the remaining matches in our division cannot be played due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

St Mirren Football Club fully support the resolution put forward by the SPFL this week, as stated:

"SPFL clubs are to vote on a resolution recommending the termination of the 2019/20 season in the Ladbrokes Championship, Ladbrokes League 1 and Ladbrokes League 2, with final season placings determined by points per game in league matches played to date by each club.

"The resolution also recommends that matches in the Ladbrokes Premiership remain postponed for the time being, to give the best possible opportunity for the remaining 2019/20 fixtures to be played.

"However, if the SPFL Board determines that the remaining Premiership matches cannot be played, the Ladbrokes Premiership would also be terminated, with final season placings determined on the same basis."


Our club has previously said, the concerns of football during this terrible crisis seems like a small thing when an increasing number of people are dying daily from coronavirus. Yet, it has become clear that for the sake of the game’s future in Scotland, a decision is going to have to be made that gives clarity to the SPFL’s member clubs.

The Board of Directors continue to meet regularly to review the financial stability of our club. This is essential in these unprecedented times.

St Mirren, in common with all other football people, would have always preferred to play the season to its proper conclusion, however for the protection of both fans and players, football should take a break until after the summer and hopefully be able to start season 2020/21 as soon as possible, safely.

As both the UK and Scottish Governments make clear daily, everybody must stay at home as much as possible, to protect the NHS and save lives. Putting increased pressure on clubs to end this season, and potentially start next season early is not what society needs right now.
Surprise, surprise there then
 
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