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Hearts to drive forward league reconstruction talks to increase Premiership which could see Inverness Caley Thistle promoted

By Will Clark

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NEW light may be shone on Inverness Caledonian Thistle’s chances of promotion to the Premiership after the top flight season was brought to an end yesterday.

The Caledonian Stadium is lit up in blue in tribute to the NHS.
The Caledonian Stadium is lit up in blue in tribute to the NHS.

Hearts are submitting a member’s resolution to the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) for league reconstruction calling for the number of Premiership teams to be increased.

It comes after the SPFL announced that the Premiership season was concluded after clubs agreed the season could not be completed.

Celtic were crowned champions while Hearts, who are bottom of the table, are relegated to the Championship.

Hearts chairwoman Ann Budge previously lead an unsuccessful task force bidding for league reconstruction, which disbanded after failing to receive enough support from Premiership clubs.

However, Hearts said yesterday talks of league reconstruction are still alive and they would put forward a resolution which could possibly see Caley Thistle promoted into a 14-team top flight next season.

Read more in today's Inverness Courier

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