Invicta call a halt to football

Folkestone Invicta release statement explaining that they aren't going to play for at least a month- on safety grounds

Folkestone Invicta last night released a statement, signed by Chairman Paul Morgan, confirming that they won't be playing any football until mid January at the earliest.

The decision, which was made after a meeting of the club board- including manager Neil Cugley- has met with approval from the club's supporters on social media. Morgan explains:

"As you all know we are in Tier 3 and we have been put in Tier 3 for a reason. The board of directors got together to discuss the situation and we all agree not to play any games until the mid to end of January at the earliest."

It goes on:

"This decision was not taken lightly. All we want is you, the supporters, the players and the officials of this fantastic club to be safe- and if we played any games at the moment we would be putting your lives, the players lives and the officials lives at risk, and we are not prepared to do that. I hope you all agree with our decision and we all look forward getting you back to the ground watching football soon- but only when it is safe to do so."

Read the entire statement here.

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