sport news National League clubs are told their season will NOT start as planned next month

National League clubs are told their season will NOT start as planned next month with the return of fans paused due to rising Covid cases Four National League clubs received approval last week to hold test events Coronavirus cases are on the rise again and test events are set to be scrapped  A final decision on fans returning to stadiums has yet to be officially announced  But it is expected the government will tell bodies that fans cannot return 

By Kishan Vaghela For Mailonline

Published: 08:28 BST, 22 September 2020 | Updated: 08:32 BST, 22 September 2020

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National League clubs have been informed that their will not start on 3 October as previously planned due to rising Covid-19 cases, according to reports. 

Four clubs in the league -  namely Dagenham & Redbridge, Yeovil Town, Dartford and Notts County - received approval last week to hold test events with 1,000 fans on Tuesday and Saturday.

But with coronavirus cases rapidly rising the planned programme of test events ahead of the phased and partial return of supporters at sports venues from October 1 is set to be scrapped, according to BBC Sport. 

National League clubs have been informed that their will not start on 3 October as planned

National League clubs have been informed that their will not start on 3 October as planned

Some National league clubs last week received approval last week to hold test events

Some National league clubs last week received approval last week to hold test events

A final decision on fans returning has yet to be confirmed, but the report adds officials at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport are expecting to have to inform

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