Date: 17th March 2020 at 12:30pm
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Writing in his recent Sun column, Premier League legend Alan Shearer has said that the fairest thing to do would not be hand the title to Liverpool, and therefore not allow promotion for the likes of West Bromwich Albion and Leeds United, given the current global situation.

It’s an unprecedented period of modern history. Few on the planet have experienced such a situation and, unsurprisingly, few can honestly say what is going to happen next.

Will Leeds be promoted?

Yes

Yes

No

No

That goes for football, too, with the argument being whether the season should be voided, picked up at a later date, or ended now with the standings counting at this point.

Shearer’s comments, though, are not going to go down well with Leeds fans – for obvious reasons – and with James Marshment sharing them on Twitter, plenty has been said.

Here’s what he had to say:

And this is what the reaction has been like on social media:

 
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