Bournemouth latest club to reverse furlough decision

15 April 2020

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Photo: PA Images Bournemouth said in a statement they had listened to criticisms targeted at Premier League clubs for using the government's coronavirus job retention scheme.

The club said in a statement they had listened to criticisms targeted at Premier League clubs for using the government's coronavirus job retention scheme.

Newcastle and Norwich are now the only clubs in the top flight to use the scheme.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Bournemouth have become the latest Premier League club to reverse their decision to place staff on furlough and apply for the government's coronavirus job retention scheme.

Liverpool and Tottenham have already made U-turns on heavily criticised decisions to apply for the scheme, which covers 80 per cent of the salaries of those unable to work due to the pandemic.

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