The Scottish League One and League Two sides have united in a bid to get their seasons restarted. At the moment, both divisions are suspended until the end of January in a bid to get the Covid numbers down.

However, the clubs have come together and provided a route to getting the league started again. The clubs have sent the document to the SFA, which is entitled ‘A Route To Playing Again’.

A statement was released by the clubs

A spokesman for the clubs released a statement on the matter on Friday night.

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A plan has been sent to the SFA by the clubs (Photo by Ross MacDonald/SNS Group via Getty Images)

“We are all aware of the ongoing impact of the pandemic on everyone’s lives. We take our responsibilities to our staff and players seriously and that’s why we have complied with all that has been asked of us to date” he said.

“However, we have used the pause in playing to look at what more we can do to create a route to us playing again in a way that reassures the football authorities and the Scottish Government” he continued.

“We need to do more”

“We know that football can be a force for good and that our games allow our fans to have one familiar activity available to them at a difficult time. But we also recognise that we need to do more if we want to restart and this proposal lays out what that might look like including the introduction of PCR testing” the spokesman said.

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League One side Clyde in action against Kilmarnock (Photo by Craig Foy/SNS Group via Getty Images)

“We understand the difficult position the Scottish FA found itself in when it suspended our leagues. But there will have to be a decision made about when we restart. So we wanted to support and assist in the decision-making process. This document shows that, in coming together with common purpose, 20 clubs are committed to this process and hope that the SFA will treat this proposal with the consideration it deserves” the statement concludes.

At the time of writing there has been no reply from the SFA to the proposed route to restarting the lower leagues.

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