Gavin Wallace has made some claims about the rest of the current campaign and next season after recent events.
According to the BBC journalist, football will not resume until September with the current league standings remaining final for this campaign. He also went on to claim that fixtures won’t be played behind closed doors due to the league’s insurance policy and that the league cup will not be played next season.
1/2 Sources telling me that Scottish football will stop until September. League standings will be final, there will no closed door games due to Insurance’s not covering the risks of catching the virus from playing. The league cup will not run next season…
— Gavin Wallace (@gav_wallace1) March 15, 2020
From a Rangers point of view, the league remains the side’s last somewhat realistic chance of a trophy. With Bayer Leverkusen holding a 3-1 following the first-leg victory in the Europa League, the chances of launching a comeback are incredibly remote. However, with two Old Firm derbies still to play and Gers having a game in hand on Celtic, winning the Scottish Premiership isn’t an impossible feat to achieve (via BBC).
Meanwhile, the Hoops aren’t in the best of form recently, having won just two of their last four games across all competitions, showing they can be caught (via WhoScored). Stranger things have happened in sport than the Ibrox outfit clawing back a 13-point deficit on their fierce rivals. Despite being a different league, Manchester City managed to win their first-ever Premier League title despite the fact they were eight points behind Manchester United with just six games to go back in April 2012.
Is securing a league title out of the realms of possibility? No, it’s not, although unlikely. With Celtic hitting a rough patch, two derbies yet to be played and the Gers having game in hand, it’s not as if it’s impossible.
However, should Neil Lennon’s side be awarded the title as Wallace has claimed, it could prove unfair on the Light Blues as it’s not impossible to imagine them catching their fierce rivals should the season resume.
Gers fans, do you think your side can still lift the Scottish Premiership title? Let us know your thoughts below!
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