The Belgian Pro League has become the first to cancel the remainder of its games. At present, there is no confirmation of what will happen in Scotland, however, regardless of the decision ultimately reached it is unlikely to be met with universal approval. If the decision is to follow the Belgian Pro League example it may well lead to disputes and ramifications for years to come.
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