Hamilton Accies would be open to playing games behind closed doors to help conclude the Scottish Premiership season.

Chairman Allan Maitland was willing to follow the solution put forward by the English Premier League to play in June in empty stadiums.

However, he admits the idea can’t work unless player contracts are sorted out first.

He said: “We would be happy to play behind closed doors, I’ve said all along that we would be happy to do anything.

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“If they ask us to play behind closed doors we’ll do that, if they ask us to finish the season we’ll finish the season, if they tell us we’re playing a play-off we’ll play a play-off, if they tell us we’re staying up then we’ll do that.

“Whatever they decide, we’re governed by the laws of the game, so whatever they decide is fine by us.

“I don’t think playing in June behind closed doors is possible in Scotland. Players’ contracts expire on May 31 in Scotland, so the chances of it going on until the end of June is a non-starter.

“In England it’s imperative that they try to find a way to of finishing the season, that there are massive financial implications, so they’ll do everything they can to finish the season.

“Because of the inequality of games that teams have played it makes it much more difficult, but as far as up here is concerned, finishing the season in June or July?

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“I just don’t see how that could work. I might be wrong, they might find a way of extending everybody’s contracts or something, but then you get into a restriction of trade situation where people have different employment laws.

“UEFA have taken a stand and said teams won’t be eligible for Europe and things like that, but realistically even the idea that we’re going to be back playing football in June, I just don’t see that.

“UEFA are trying to find a solution and they’re trying to find a solution, but I don’t know how they deal with that.

“Belgium have already declared theirs, I think the fear that UEFA have is that other countries will follow suit.

“If you have five different options and you picked any one of them then somebody would be unhappy about it, or would see it as unfair.

“There is no easy option, that’s why the SPFL and the SFA have to make a decision on it.”