The opening day National League fixture between Solihull Moors against Chester has been postponed on the eve of the new season.

Concerns over Solihull’s Damson Park home has caused the fixture to be postponed.




The National League this afternoon publishes a statement to confirm the steps taken.

“Further to a decision of the home club’s local safety authority, it has been necessary for the opening day fixture match between Solihull Moors and Chester to be postponed.

“The Solihull Safety Advisory Group, who oversee the licensing of the stadium, has clarified that spectators cannot be admitted to the ground until such time as required safety systems are in place.

“Arrangements are in hand to urgently deal with this matter, but it is felt the only appropriate decision available to The National League is to postpone the fixture and rearrange it for later in the season.”

Source: www.thenationalleague.org.uk

The opening day National League fixture between Solihull Moors against Chester has been postponed on the eve of the new season.

Concerns over Solihull’s Damson Park home has caused the fixture to be postponed.

The National League this afternoon publishes a statement to confirm the steps taken.

“Further to a decision of the home club’s local safety authority, it has been necessary for the opening day fixture match between Solihull Moors and Chester to be postponed.

“The Solihull Safety Advisory Group, who oversee the licensing of the stadium, has clarified that spectators cannot be admitted to the ground until such time as required safety systems are in place.

“Arrangements are in hand to urgently deal with this matter, but it is felt the only appropriate decision available to The National League is to postpone the fixture and rearrange it for later in the season.”


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