Joint official statement released by Premier League, EFL and PFA after Friday meeting
After a meeting on Friday of the Premier League, EFL and PFA, they have released a joint statement regarding dealing with the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The three organisations agreeing to work together on how to mitigate the financial implications of the suspension of professional football.
The trio of organisations have agreed that ‘difficult decisions’ will have to be taken as they work together to arrive at shared solutions.
Premier League, EFL and PFA – Joint Official Statement:
‘The Premier League, EFL and PFA met today and discussed the the growing impact of COVID-19 on professional football in England
After meeting today, three organisations agree to work together on how to mitigate economic impact of suspension of professional football
The Premier League, EFL and PFA met today and discussed the growing seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic.
It was stressed that the thoughts of all three organisations continue to be with everyone affected by the virus.
The Premier League, EFL and PFA agreed that difficult decisions will have to be taken in order to mitigate the economic impact of the current suspension of professional football in England and agreed to work together to arrive at shared solutions.
The leagues will not recommence until 30 April at the earliest. They will only do so when it is safe and conditions allow.
Further meetings will take place next week with a view to formulating a joint plan to deal with the difficult circumstances facing the leagues, their clubs, players, staff and fans.’
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