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4 May 2020

Greg Clarke
Photo: PA Images Chairman Greg Clarke said the FA board has agreed a “sensible” £75 million budget cut amid the uncertainty surrounding a resumption. “In a worst-case scenario, this would be necessary for the next four years to offset a £300 million deficit,” he added.
Emil Gjerding Nielson and Mads Meisner nielson@offthepitch.com

Huge cuts at FA in anticipation of £300 million loss
The FA has spelled out the financial crisis facing the governing body because of the coronavirus pandemic and told staff that budget cuts of at least £75 million will be necessary this year. In a letter to the FA Council, chairman Greg Clarke admitted that it was hard to see crowds returning to matches “any time soon” and revealed a worst-case scenario of a £300 million loss over four years.

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