Among options being considered is a move to 3 leagues of 14. It would mean no relegation from Prem, Dundee U & ICT come up, rest of Ch’ship joined by top 6 from L1, bottom 4 L1 join L2 clubs. No relegation from/promotion to L2.
This I like, play everyone twice then another 12 games post split?
In the olden days when we had 14 teams it was play each other 3 times a season. One season you'd be at home twice to a team and in theory at least away twice the following year.
Post by Roy of the Rovers on Mar 21, 2020 17:11:46 GMT
Well, it is season over for the Highland League!
Scottish Highland Football League clubs met today to consider options during the current public health emergency. The clubs are concerned to provide all involved and interested in the Highland League with as much clarity as possible.
The following decisions were made by the meeting: • That the 2019-20 season be deemed to have concluded on the date that football activity in Scotland was suspended – Friday 13th March 2020 • That Brora Rangers FC be declared Breedon Highland League Champions for 2019-20 • That the latter stages of the Utilita Highland League Cup 2019-20 (semi-finals and final) be held over and played early in the 2020-21 season • That there be no further matches in the Highland League Youth Development Initiative for the foreseeable future.
They were 13 points ahead of 2nd place with games in hand, so it would have been very difficult to catch them although 3rd place had games in hand themselves.
As the highland league has been concluded and there is talk of tweaking leagues surely the logical step would be to do it with promotion for the league winners and perhaps second place with no relegation. This would increase the top flight by two and other leagues would remain the same. It would also free a space for Brora Rangers to come up and also a space for the lowland league winners when they come to an agreement. Just a thought. Only issue I can see is trying to do the impossible task if keeping both sides of the old firm happy! Good luck with that one! 🤔