The threat of Leeds being barred from taking their place in Coca-Cola League One next season could be lifted this week after the Football League agreed to meet club officials.

The League convened on Friday to discuss the beleaguered Yorkshire giants, who have been in limbo since the club´s administrators KPMG agreed to sell the business to Ken Bates on July 11.

The League have yet to rubber-stamp the deal, but on Friday broke the deadlock that saw players go unpaid by inviting senior officials of both United and KPMG to a meeting early next week where the main topic will be the transfer of the share.

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