Fearing mounting losses, Wycombe Wanderers tell staff to look for alternative employment

3 June 2020

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Photo: PA Images "It is apparent that the club's losses as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak may exceed £2.5 million. If we are required to play games behind closed doors, whether to try to complete the season or in playoffs, these costs will go up," said Wanderers chairman Rob Couhig.

The club expect losses due to the coronavirus pandemic could exceed £2.5 million.

Wycombe will no longer be able to top up the salaries of those on the government's furlough scheme.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

League One side Wycombe Wanderers have told their non-football staff to search for alternative employment once the furlough period ends, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to leave clubs without income. 

It is currently unclear how the season will proceed – if at all. League Two clubs last month voted to abandon the season in a yet to be ratified decision, and the Championship will return on 20th June, but the fate of League One is yet to be determined.

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