FA: Premier League and EFL working to aid clubs impacted by coronavirus

18 March 2020

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Photo: PA Images Nothing is off the table in terms of solutions with matches potentially going beyond 30th June.

The leagues, along with the FA, are working with the government to consider how help can be provided to clubs in financial crisis due to the coronavirus situation, according to the FA's chief executive.

Nothing is off the table in terms of solutions with matches potentially going beyond 30th June.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The FA, Premier League and EFL are working with the government on how to aid clubs plunged into financial crisis as a result of the coronavirus situation, said the FA's chief executive, Mark Bullingham, according to the Guardian.

Though the financial consequences of the constantly evolving situation are sure to impact all in football, bigger clubs - especially those in the Premier League - should be sufficiently cushioned to absorb the blow, but many fear those in the lower leagues will go out of business due to their significant dependency on matchday income.

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