Winter football move to secure Ulster Senior League’s future

Ulster Senior LeagueAt Tuesday night's EGM of the Ulster Senior League, clubs voted 12-3 to move back to winter football next year.

After losing clubs like Kildrum Tiger's, Killea and Convoy Arsenal in recent years and the transfer of over 120 players to junior football this year the clubs felt something had to be done to safeguard the league.

An interim campaign will be played from January to May next year with winter football returning in August 2015 after an eight seasons absence.

The make up remains to been seen as the likes of Derry City and Finn Harps will review their situation as its now out of sync with the League of Ireland.

Speaking with Chris Mc Nulty, USL PRO Paul McGovern says they had to move to try and secure the future of the league...