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Postby Kentstripe » Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:46 pm

The club issued a statement saying that all players and staff were furloughed and the club was being put into hibernation. So it stands to reason that there won't be many updates.

Given the average league 2 salary is reportedly around 1k a week, and the max amount those furloughed employees can earn per month under the scheme is 2k, I'd imagine most of the players and management will have taken much more then a 20% pay cut.

And as stated above, the club has made several facilities available to NHS staff etc so definitely doing their bit.

Club deserves praise for what it's done, not yet more moaning.
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