Coronavirus: "It's a very realistic possibility we'll lose clubs," says QPR chief executive

29 April 2020

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Photo: PA Images QPR's chief executive, Lee Hoos, warns the coronavirus pandemic is pushing clubs in the EFL close to financial ruin.

Lee Hoos warns the coronavirus pandemic is pushing clubs in the EFL close to financial ruin.

The chief executive expects a "tidal wave of comeuppance" for those who have overspent.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The coronavirus pandemic will likely push EFL clubs to the limit and some could potentially go under, according to the chief executive of QPR, Lee Hoos.

Lower-league clubs are being hit especially hard in terms of cash flow due to currently going without matchday income, on which they are heavily reliant, but Championship clubs especially were prior to the crisis already in financially unstable positions.

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