LIVERSEDGE will have to wait a little longer to continue their impressive FA Vase run.

Given the announcement that most of the country was being moved into tier 4 from yesterday, meaning non-elite football teams (below the National League North and South) in those areas cannot play or train, the decision was made to postpone the competition for the time being.

Sedge are one of the few tier 3 teams left in the competition, but their last-32 opponents Hebburn Town are not, as they play their football in tier 4 region, Tyne and Wear.

The clash between Jonathan Rimmington's men and the North-East side was due to be played on January 9, but will now have to be played at a later date, as will all other outstanding ties in the competition.

The news caps off a disappointing few days for Sedge. The Northern Counties East League season has also been put on hold, until at least January 13, after some teams that play in its three divisions were put into tier 4.

But the majority do come from tier 3 Yorkshire, with Rimmington questioning why his side, who have only had seven NCEL Premier Division matches so far, cannot play scheduled opponents Bottesford Town or Eccleshill United tomorrow and next Tuesday respectively.