Yeovil Town manager Mark Cooper has described the National League’s decision to award W*ymouth three points from the abandoned Easter Monday fixture was “a horrendous decision.”

He said the Football Association had cleared the club of any wrongdoing after the game was abandoned in the 75th minute after a medical emergency in the crowd with the Terras leading 1-0 and, having waited until Yeovil were crowned National League South champions, the league announced on Friday the game would not be replayed.

Following the 3-1 home win over Dartford on Saturday, Cooper was asked by BBC Somerset’s Sheridan Robins about the potential of his side reaching 95 points with victory on the final day at already relegated Dover Athletic.

He said: “It would be 98 points if I had my way! But the National League has made a horrendous decision. We want to go out with as many as we can get.

We 100% wanted to play the game again, we would have taken the staff to play it if we had too. We are cleared by the FA of any wrongdoing, but we are still deemed to be at fault that the game got called off. They are basically saying we got the lady ill, made the air ambulance land on the pitch, and it was our fault there was no time resolution as to when we were going to start again.

I don’t know where the fault is, but it just shows the National League for what they are this season. It has been a complete shambles.

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