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WHAT MUST NOT HAPPEN IN FLAG DESTINATION: CELTIC LEGEND SPELLS IT OUT

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KENNY DALGLISH has shot down suggestions the league seasons in Scotland and England should be declared null and void.

And the Hoops legend insists people without an agenda will understand the position regarding the top-flight leaders on both sides of the border.

Coincidentally, Dalglish two former clubs, Celtic and Liverpool, are racing away from the challengers with both titles within touching distance.

The Parkhead men, zeroing in on their ninth successive championship, are 13 points clear while the Merseyside outfit, without a crown for three decades, are a massive 25 points better off than Manchester City.

The iconic Scotland international striker believes a voided campaign must NOT be considered and that results to this point must be protected.

Time was called on the Premiership and the English Premier League on Friday by the respective football chiefs as the coronavirus pandemic forced fixtures into cold storage.

Dalglish reckons people should respect the position in which both runaway leaders find themselves during dominant seasons up until this stage.

The Hoops hero, speaking to the Sunday Post, said: “Now, I’m a football man. I don’t have the medical facts at my fingertips.

“And without trying to guess what might or might not, happen in the next three or four weeks, my first thought is that we must be given time to finish the competitions in our own backyard.

“If that means we need to play every second night for three weeks during May, or even into June, then so be it.

“It’s far from ideal, I know, but every club would be in the same boat, so it would be a level playing field.

“What must definitely not happen is for the 2019/20 campaign to be declared null and void.

“That would not be fair and any person with football at heart would admit that would be totally out of order.

“In Scotland, would it be fair to say to the Premiership leaders, Celtic, that all of their efforts in the past nine months over 30 games count for nothing?

“The same would apply to Dundee United in the Championship.

“Would any person without an agenda really think it would be the most sensible outcome to deny Liverpool their chance of winning the title after doing fantastically well in their 29 league games so far to build up a 25-point lead over Manchester City with nine games remaining?

“Of course not. Nobody can allow the hard work to count for nothing.

“So, let’s do away with any of this talk and try to use our time and energy wisely.”

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