Celtic have been topped Ladbrokes Premiership champions for a ninth successive time whereas Hearts have been relegated after the top-flight golf equipment reached a unanimous choice that the season couldn’t be concluded.
The Scottish Skilled Soccer League introduced the widely-anticipated choice following a gathering with all golf equipment on Monday, with the marketing campaign decided on a factors per recreation common.
SPFL chairman Murdoch MacLennan stated in a press release: “Firstly, I want to take this chance to formally congratulate Celtic on their achievement of successful the Ladbrokes Premiership this season, and likewise to sincerely commiserate with Hearts on their relegation.”
The season was halted on 13 March due to coronavirus, with Celtic 13 factors away from Glasgow rivals Rangers, albeit having performed a recreation extra.
Hearts, in the meantime, went into the hiatus 4 factors adrift of second backside Hamilton.
MacLennan continued: “We might all have reasonably seen the league season performed out on pitches, in stadiums and in entrance of supporters.
“This isn’t the best way anyone concerned with Scottish soccer would have wished to conclude the league season however, given the grave and unprecedented circumstances that we face, the board has agreed that it’s the solely sensible manner ahead.
“Covid-19 has wreaked havoc on sporting competitions all over the world and the repercussions shall be felt for a very long time.
“Scottish Authorities restrictions and deep considerations for each participant and spectator security left the SPFL with no sensible choice however to name the Ladbrokes Premiership now and we thank the Premiership golf equipment for his or her help on this choice.”
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