The ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has caused widespread postponements and cancellations for sporting competitions across the Mid Coast.
The start of Football Mid North Coast's senior and junior competitions have been put back until April 14.
This follows an edict from Football Federation Australia this week in response to the coronavirus crisis.
Football Mid North Coast chairman Mike Parsons said this would cover playing and training.
Mr Parsons said his board would meet this week to discuss the latest development. The Coastal Premier League, involving four FMNC clubs and five from Football North Coast, along with the Zone Premier League, a seven club competition, were both due to start on Saturday, March 28.
All other junior and senior competitions under the FMNC umbrella were to get underway early next month.
Mr Parsons remains confident there would be adequate time to run a viable season.
"But whatever happens, we'll be following all guidelines from FFA and the Northern NSW Federation,'' he added.
Mid Coast teams have already started playing in the Northern NSW Premier League and the Herald Women's Premier League.
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