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‘Nobody wins’ if Premier League loses money, says Palace chairman Parish | Sports

Professional football has been suspended since mid-March due to the coronavirus outbreak which has killed more than 28,100 people in the United Kingdom. — Reuters pic
Professional football has been suspended since mid-March due to the coronavirus outbreak which has killed more than 28,100 people in the United Kingdom. — Reuters pic

LONDON, May 4 ― Premier League clubs are bleeding money and their finances would be entering “uncharted waters” if the season that was suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic is not finished, Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish has said.

Professional football has been suspended since mid-March due to the coronavirus outbreak which has killed more than 28,100 people in the United Kingdom, and the league is no closer to a return after a meeting with all 20 clubs on Friday.

The loss in revenue has forced some clubs to furlough their employees while others have agreed wage cuts with their players.

Parish said he was convinced the proposals laid out for the restart would protect players, staff and officials and that the financial plight

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