The National League’s request to declare this season as null and void could have a knockdown effect on Leeds United in the Championship.

The lower-league requested that from the Football Association because of their beliefs that it would not be sustainable to continue behind-closed-doors financially.

PFA chief Bobby Barnes recently admitted that his discussions with players from the EFL and the Premier League revealed that they are warming up to the idea of playing with no fans.

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The National League’s request could mean that it flows through to the Premier League according to the Yorkshire Evening Post.

It is suggested in the report that the FA want the same situation throughout the football pyramid this season.

Sky Sports revealed on Thursday that the governing body has declared the National League season below National Leagues North and South season null and void, with all results to be expunged.

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It is unclear whether or not that is set to have an effect on the Whites this season and their promotion push, with the general consensus surely for the campaign to be finished.

Leeds players and senior staff accepted a wage deferral on Thursday morning, and there are hopes that this will help the club financially make no redundancies.

There were initial reports from the Mail that Leeds are one of the clubs struggling financially in this break and this could certainly help that until football eventually returns – hopefully.

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