Luton Town Chief Executive Gary Sweet has been discussing the possibility of shutting down the season if assurances can’t be made over their concerns, which has been greeted badly by Leeds United supporters.
Leeds are fighting a very different battle to Luton in the Championship, with the Whites top of the table and on the verge of a Premier League return. For the Hatters, they sit 23rd, facing an uphill battle to retain their status in the second-tier.
Discussing the season’s end on The Price of Football Podcast, Sweet spoke how it would be ethically right to end the season now, insisting that Luton would not want to play on if they pulled resources away from the NHS.
Yet, should their concerns be addressed, Sweet sees no reason why the ‘show’ shouldn’t go on in the Championship, even if things are cancelled in the lower leagues.
For Leeds’ fans, however, they’ve been quick to jump down Sweet’s neck, criticising his stance given Luton’s position in the Championship table and likely relegation.
Here, we take a look at their reaction to his comments…
Forfeit them 3-0 then
— Bite (@biteyerlegs70) April 27, 2020
Who cares what he says. Let's be held to ransom by tinpot town
— lufcyorkshire (@daveorrodney) April 27, 2020
So all 3-0 losses then?
— Dan (@POTUS048) April 27, 2020
Wonder why he wants it cancelled..
— Keiran Hickman (@Kasper_Sickman) April 27, 2020
Oh how convenient
— Jason Noon (@jasonnoon2003) April 27, 2020
A team at the bottom of the league not wanting play………
— Paul Herbert (@1973LeedsUnited) April 27, 2020
Presumably a key assurance is that they won’t be relegated!
— gary hartley (@garyhar58606124) April 27, 2020
Quiz: Has Kalvin Phillips done these 12 things at Leeds United?
A stance contributed by his vested interest which of course he will deny.
— Andy Lawson (@lawsonandy1980) April 27, 2020
Ooh please abandon…. oh look where you are in the table.
— Tony S 💛💙 (@sharpetonys) April 27, 2020
This smacks of somebody who might go along with the plan to start with, but will start calling foul as soon as relegation appears to be inevitable.
— No Filters (@NoFilters56) April 27, 2020
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