Stephen Cleeve believes clubs like King’s Lynn Town would find it almost impossible to resume their season behind closed doors.

The Linnets owner is awaiting news from the National League as to what happens next following the indefinite suspension of matches due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The league have said matches are suspended indefinitely. What happens next in terms of promotion and relegation issues is unclear.

Cleeve believes the season cannot be bolted on to the 2020-21 campaign, as has been suggested by some, and that a behind closed doors ending is unlikely.

“I don’t think it is going to work for our league,” he said. “Would I do it if I had to? Yes, but most clubs are not affected by it. They would rather draw a line under the season – but to be then told you have got to play your next six games at home and you are not going to get a penny income in from them because you are not allowed anyone in the stadium, they are going to say ‘why one earth should I?”

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