Crawley Town technical director Konyar wants to see Reds play out remaining fixtures

Erdem Konyar would like to see the rest of the 2019-20 League Two campaign played.

Wednesday, 1st April 2020, 11:04 am
Crawley Town celebrate Ricky German's goal in the home win over Oldham Athletic on March 7 the last game before the enforced break. Picture by Derek Martin

The FA has said the Premier League, EFL and Women’s Super League will not return before April 30 because of the coronavirus outbreak.

But the governing body confirmed that the current season can be extended beyond June 1.

Many options have been mooted to resolve the season, including working out the final league table on points per game, and simply voiding the campaign.

And Crawley Town technical director Konyar wants to see the Reds play out their remaining nine league fixtures.

The technical director said the outstanding games would be ‘invaluable’ for player development and an opportunity for the club to continue their ‘good run of form’.

He added: “Ideally I’d like to play it out because we had good momentum.

“We had a good run of form.

“I don’t think we’ve lost at home since December when Yemsy (head coach John Yems) came in.

“We did have a lot of hard games to come like Cheltenham Town away, Swindon Town away, Mansfield Town away, all tough trips.

“But I was talking to Glenn Morris (Reds keeper) on Sunday and he was saying that the team were in a good place and the players were ready to go.

“I think those nine games for young players like Tarryn (Allarkhia), Ricky (German), Khaleel (Rafiq Salah-Edine), Panutche (Camara), even Lubala would be invaluable.

“I know Lubala has already scored 14 but if he gets another five that’s 19 as a winger.”

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