Bookmakers suspend betting on Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Barnsley and Middlesbrough to be relegated in 2019/20

A number of bookmakers have suspended betting on clubsto be relegatedto League One this season - following the outbreak of coronavirus.A number of bookmakers have suspended betting on clubsto be relegatedto League One this season - following the outbreak of coronavirus.
A number of bookmakers have suspended betting on clubsto be relegatedto League One this season - following the outbreak of coronavirus. | Getty
A number of bookmakers have suspended betting on clubs to be relegated to League One this season - following the outbreak of coronavirus.

While the season is set to resume on April 4 following a three-week suspension, there are doubts over whether the season will indeed kick-off again this early - or indeed at all.

And with that in mind, several prominent bookmakers have already suspended betting on a number of top European leagues - including the Premier League, La Liga, Scottish Premier League and the Champions League.

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Those who have already taken such bets off the market include Sky Bet, William Hill and Paddy Power.

In a statement on their website, SkyBet said: “We are continuing to monitor the Coronavirus pandemic and how it is impacting the sporting calendar.”

There is currently no guidance over what will happen with bets placed on the outcome of the Championship should clubs not complete their season, with all parties currently committed to finishing the 2019/20 campaign.

EFL and Premier League bosses are set to meet later this week to thrash out their plans, while UEFA’s members will convene on Tuesday with the future of this summer’s European Championships high on the agenda.

Huddersfield, Hull City, Middlesbrough and Barnsley remain deep in relegation danger.