THE HELLENIC LEAGUE have made to decision to postpone all league games across Buckinghamshire until January 15 following the tier review and increasing number of coronavirus cases.

Clubs in Bucks had already had games postponed over the festive period but the most recent setbacks have caused further delays to the fixture list.

A statement from the Hellenic League said: “Yesterday more Tier announcements were made by the Government, and following discussions, the League Executive have decided to pause all League fixtures until and including Friday January 15th 2021.

“This Applies to Premier Division, Division One East & West, Division Two (N, S, E &W) and both Veterans Divisions.

“We realise that this decision will not suit every club. It has taken with the wider picture in mind and the expansion of the high Tier Levels, plus player and club volunteers health in mind.

“We hope that the picture will be come clearer by that the 15th January and are aware that there is an FA Council meeting early in January to discuss this subject.

“As always we are happy to hear your opinions.”

Holmer Green Development manager, James Banathy, expressed his disappointment of the league’s decision but acknowledged that players safety is the most important factor.

He said: “We’re all disappointed that the next few games have been postponed further into the new year but obviously safety takes priority.

“I’m hopeful that we will be able to get back to playing as soon as possible and finish the second of half of the season as smoothly as possible.”