The EFL have confirmed that both League One and Two clubs have voted by an 'overwhelming majority' to curtail the 2019/20 season. However, the playoffs will still go ahead.
A number of clubs in League One and Two have expressed their desire to end the current season early for a while now, with teams in England's fourth tier having already voted to end the campaign prematurely. However, following a meeting on Tuesday, the logistics have now been finalised, while teams in League One have also decided to follow suit.
Using the points-per-game format, Coventry City have been confirmed as winners of League One, while Rotherham United have finished second to secure automatic promotion to the Championship.
Wycombe Wanderers, Oxford United, Portsmouth and Fleetwood Town will take part in the playoffs to decide who will join Coventry and Rotherham in the second tier next season. A date hasn't yet been set for the fixtures, which will be held at Wembley.
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⬆️ Coventry, Rotherham
P/Os: Wycombe, Oxford, Portsmouth, Fleetwood
⬇️ Tranmere, Bolton, Southend
⬆️ Swindon, Crewe, Plymouth
P/Os: Cheltenham, Exeter, Colchester, Northampton
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At the bottom of the table, Tranmere Rovers, Southend United and Bolton Wanderers have been relegated.
As for League Two, Swindon Town have been confirmed as champions, while Crewe Alexandra and Plymouth Argyle have also secured automatic promotion to League One.
Cheltenham Town, Exeter City, Colchester United and Northampton Town will take part in the playoffs, with the first matches scheduled to be played on Thursday 18 June.
Colchester United will host Exeter City and Northampton Town will welcome Cheltenham Town in the first set of fixtures. The second round of matches will be played on Monday 22 June, while the final is scheduled for Monday 29 June.
The final will be held at Wembley, but, of course, there will be no fans.
At the bottom of the table, it currently remains unclear at this moment in time as to who will be relegated from League Two - although Stevenage do sit bottom. The EFL note that due to ongoing 'disciplinary matters', a decision hasn't yet been reached.
"Under the proposals agreed by Clubs, the 24th placed Club in the League Two will be relegated to the National League provided the Board receives the necessary assurances that the National League will start Season 2020/21 (i.e. the relegated Club in League Two has somewhere to play). Due to ongoing disciplinary matters, the final placings cannot yet be confirmed," the statement continued.
Source : 90min