'The circus continues' - Mzansi slams PSL over latest playoffs postponement

While some users called for both Royal AM and Sekhukhune United to be promoted, others were just worried about their bet slips.

2021-06-18 12:35:00 PM

While some users called for both Royal AM and Sekhukhune United to be promoted, others were just worried about their bet slips.

While some users called for both Royal AM and Sekhukhune United to be promoted, others were just worried about their bet slips.

Image:Sydney Seshibedi/Gallo ImagesSocial media users have taken aim at the Premier Soccer League (PSL) after the league's announcement that the relegation/promotion playoffs will again be postponed amid court action.Richards Bay FC and Chippa United were set to face off in the playoffs on Thursday afternoon. This despite an order given by acting judge Nyathi AJ of the Gauteng high court on Monday night to suspend the playoffs w

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hile an appeal against an earlier ruling that declared Sekhukhune United as GladAfrica Championship winners was being lodged.The PSL laterlodged an application for leave to appealNyathi's ruling but Royal AM, who brought the interdict, gave the league an ultimatum to suspend the matches or face further legal action.

The PSL issued a statement on Wednesday announcing the postponement.“A legal dispute has arisen between Royal AM and the league as to whether the order granted by Nyathi AJ has been suspended as a result of the filing by the league of an application for leave to appeal Nyathi AJ's order. The league contends that the order has been suspended, while Royal AM contends that it has not. headtopics.com

“In the circumstances, the league has elected to: 1. Postpone the start of the play-offs; 2. Seek the urgent intervention of the high court. Unfortunately that means that Richards Bay Football Club and Chippa United Football Club will not be able to play their scheduled match today.

“The risks to the completion of the season are obvious but in view of the dispute the league has elected to act with an abundance of caution even in extremely trying circumstances for all member clubs, their players, and those affected in this matter,” the statement read.

Social media was flooded with reaction to the postponement, with many lambasting the PSL for not resolving the dispute earlier. Read more: Times LIVE »

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More drama as PSL instructs clubs to get playoffs underway on Thursday despite Royal AM interdictChippa United and Richards Bay FC have been instructed by the Premier Soccer League that they are to play the first match of the 2020-21 promotion-relegation playoffs in Port Elizabeth on Thursday afternoon. Arrest match officials!

Royal AM issue Thursday morning ultimatum to PSL to stop Chippa vs Bay United playoffThe league playoffs are once again under threat after it emerged that lower-tier side Royal AM have given the PSL an ultimatum of 10am on Thursday morning to suspend the matches or face further legal action.

Royal AM issue Thursday morning ultimatum to PSL to stop Chippa vs Richards Bay FC playoffThe league playoffs are once again under threat after it emerged that lower-tier side Royal AM have given the PSL an ultimatum of 10am on Thursday morning to suspend the matches or face further legal action. For all those who are new to this working from home Bitcoin trading options Here's a little tip: Get a trusted Bitcoin expert and stick to him _Alexander56 Invest and play at similar times each day. Because : In times of chaos, your investment is your anchor to success Royal AM are just being ridiculous. Whether today's match goes ahead or not it has no bearing them because they are not taking part. 2ndly the PSL erred in not awarding the 3 points decucted from the other team earlier in the year. That's why PSL needs new leadership.

Royal AM win another round of their standoff with the PSL as playoffs are stopped againRoyal AM have once again succeeded in stopping the start of the premiership play-offs after the Premier Soccer League grudgingly acceded to the Durban club's demand to halt the match that was to get underway in Gqeberha on Thursday afternoon. It is the PSL that is the biggest joke in this equation. All of these clubs have the right to enforce their rights, to demand certainty and predictability from the inept OfficialPSL. That case is Royal AM's to lose otherwise it's a clean cut case because there is nowhere in the SAFA Rules where awarding is provided. What there is instead is forfeiture Wonder if the Wisdom of Solomon will be able to resolve this.

Royal AM win another round of their standoff with the PSL as playoffs are stopped againRoyal AM have once again succeeded in stopping the start of the premiership play-offs after the Premier Soccer League grudgingly acceded to the Durban club's demand to halt the match that was to get underway in Gqeberha on Thursday afternoon. 🤣🤣 umsangano kule country Where is Minister of sport? Psl is Afraid of Royal AM... If Royal AM was a limpopo Team.. was they going to be treated the same way

PSL files urgent leave to appeal after Royal AM’s move to stop play-offs | CitypressIn dismissing the efforts by the PSL and other interested parties to set the arbitrator’s decision aside, Sutherland’s ruling propelled Sekhukhune to the top of the first division, while Royal dropped to second Foresight could have helped. League could have looked at what do we do when a team has covid positive cases. Did the arbitrator take into consideration the covid cases and if the league does not have rules refer it back to them. Covid changed things.