## ## Leicester City’s sister club make promotion plea as mayor slams ‘outrageously irresponsible’ verdict
OH Leuven will have to find a way to play their promotion play off second leg before August 7 or they will be denied the opportunity to move up to Belgium’s top flightSign up to FREE email alerts from LeicestershireLive Weekday Leicester City FCSubscribeWhen you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeLeicester City’s sister club OH Leuven have released an impassioned statement to declare they will fight for their right to be promoted.The King Power owned side were told on Friday that they must play the second leg of their promotion play off or will be denied ascension to Belgium’s top flight.The Pro League was one of the first in Europe to declare the season over amid the coronavirus crisis, and they have now confirmed that Club Brugge are champions, with those in the European places awarded their spots in the Champions League and Europa League.They also announced that bottom club Waasland Beveren would be relegated.However, it was declared that Leuven could only be promoted if they beat Beerschot in the home leg of their promotion play off.If the game does not go ahead, Westerlo will go up, to the disbelief of City’s sister club.Leuven and Beerschot earned their spots in the promotion play off after winning the first and second halves of the campaign respectively.Leicester City daily newsletter. Free. To your inboxThere a quick and easy way to stay on top of all the Leicester City news with our daily newsletter.Delivered straight into your email inbox each day, the bulletins will feature the latest Foxes news, views, gossip and opinion.All you have to do is punch your email in at the top of the article it looks just like this.And what more, it absolutely free!You can also get all the latest updates by following us on social media here Facebook and Twitter.We also have a free app which you can download. It is always up to date with the latest Leicester City news.Download the Android app on Google PlayDownload the App from the Apple StoreLeuven lost the first leg 1 0 away from home, but the Covid 19 pandemic ensured the second leg could not go ahead.There had been suggestions that both Leuven and Beerschot would go up, Waasland Beveren would not be relegated, and there would be an 18 team top division next season.Leuven are due to host the second leg at the Den Dreef stadium but the town’s mayor has already ruled out the fixture taking place before the end of July.