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Former Ross County boss Adams lashes out against suggestion Premiership could end as it stands


By Alasdair Fraser


Derek Adams has attacked calls to set in stone current SPFL standings amid the coronavirus crisis.

The former Ross County manager, now on the verge of securing English Football League safety for Morecambe, would be one beneficiary of the move if applied south of the border.

Former Ross County boss Derek Adams thinks the season either needs to be completed, or declared null and void. Picture: Ken Macpherson
Former Ross County boss Derek Adams thinks the season either needs to be completed, or declared null and void. Picture: Ken Macpherson

But the 44-year-old insists the proposal would make a mockery of sporting integrity if applied.

Adams accepts these are extraordinary times, with public health issues taking precedent over football during the deadly outbreak.

But as a football man, he is passionate on the rights and wrongs of dealing with the fall-out from the sporting shutdown.

Adams cites Ross County’s experience after promotion to the top-flight in 2012. There were moves within the Scottish to create an eight-four mid-season split with the bottom four joining the Championship top four in a new division.

County’s opposition led to the idea being scrapped.

Read more in today's North Star.



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