Leeds players, coaching staff and management voluntarily take wage deferral

26 March 2020

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Photo: PA Images Leeds expect the lack of fixtures, cancellation of events, impact on ancillary revenue and closure of the football financing market to cost the club several million pounds every month.

The arrangement, in place for the foreseeable future, aims to ensure that all non-football staff at the club can be paid and that the integrity of the business can be maintained.

Leeds expect the lack of fixtures, cancellation of events, impact on ancillary revenue and closure of the football financing market to cost the club several million pounds every month.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Leeds United's players, coaching staff and management have voluntarily taken a wage deferral for the "foreseeable future" to ensure all non-football staff at the club can be paid and the integrity of the business maintained.

With English football being postponed until at least 30th April, lower-league clubs are being hit especially hard in terms of cash flow due to the loss of matchday income, on which they are heavily reliant. Leeds, while one of the richest clubs in the league, are no exception to what their owner earlier this week called an economic "disaster." 

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