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LFC drop the ball with critical staff decision - completely going against club's civic values

1 month ago   |   By The Empire of The Kop

Earlier today, Liverpool announced that they would be placing non-playing staff on furlough leave.
In a statement on their website - which you can read in full here - the club confirmed that they would be turning to the UK Government to cover 80% of wages.
Last month the Reds announced that they would be paying the wages of all their staff throughout the suspension of English football, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
It is believed that the wages of Liverpool's non-paying staff tot up to around £1million, as per the Echo - that means they will now be leaning on the Government to cover around...
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Piers Morgan and Jamie Carragher lead criticism of Liverpool after they furlough non-playing staff

Piers Morgan and Jamie Carragher lead criticism of Liverpool after they furlough non-playing staff

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Liverpool have been heavily criticised for becoming the latest Premier League club furlough members of non-playing staff during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Liverpool the latest Premier League club to furlough non-playing staff members

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Liverpool have placed some non-playing staff on furlough as the Premier League remains suspended due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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Liverpool become latest Premier League club to furlough non-playing staff

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

80% of wages to be paid through government scheme Club announced £42m pre-tax profit in February Liverpool have become the latest high-profile club to furlough non-playing staff on the day Burnley warned that some Premier League clubs could lose £100m as a result of the coronavirus crisis. The Premier League leaders announced their decision to put approximately 200 employees on furlough as managers, captains and representatives of all top-flight clubs held a conference call to discuss wage reductions and deferrals, or a combination of both, of up to 30%. The proposals, outlined at the...
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Liverpool furlough some non-playing staff amid coronavirus outbreak

Liverpool furlough some non-playing staff amid coronavirus outbreak

1 month ago   |   By Team Talk

Liverpool have announced they have placed some non-playing staff on furlough as the Premier League remains suspended due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The PA news agency understands around 200 staff, whose work is effectively idle during football's suspension, have been furloughed.
The announcement comes as Premier League clubs are meeting with representatives of players and managers to discuss possible wage cuts for first-team staff.
A Liverpool club statement said: “The club have confirmed those staff will be paid 100 per cent of their salaries to ensure no member of staff is...
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SL View: Disappointing move for Liverpool as club place some non-playing staff on furlough

1 month ago   |   By Sports Lens


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Football's famous five furloughers can f*ck right off

Football's famous five furloughers can f*ck right off

1 month ago   |   By Football365

Thanks for your mails. Keep them coming to theeditor football365.com...
Furlough the players instead
Premier League clubs are worried about their finances and furlough non-playing staff ?
That'll save them not very much at all... So I propose a solution.
All Premier League clubs put their players on furlough instead. Their wages can be used to pay non-playing staff and be diverted to other causes such as the NHS and lower division teams who are more in need.
Any player who protests can be given the opportunity to publicly discuss with the people who pay their wages - the supporters of the...
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Liverpool become fifth Premier League club to place non-playing staff on furlough but vow they won't lose any money

1 month ago   |   By The Irish Sun


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Liverpool the latest Premier League club to place non-playing staff on furlough

Liverpool the latest Premier League club to place non-playing staff on furlough

1 month ago   |   By 101 Great Goals

As confirmed across social media this afternoon, Liverpool have placed a number of the club's non-playing staff on furlough, as the Reds aim to cut costs during the coronavirus crisis.
PL halted
The devastating effects of COVID-19 have taken centre stage in world news over the course of the last month.
One area of society to have understandably been hit hard by the pandemic, meanwhile, has been sport.
Professional football has come almost to a complete standstill across the globe, with Belarus the only European country in which top-flight action continues to take place.
This of course also...
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'Shameful', 'We're better than that' - Many Liverpool fans fume at 'disgraceful' club decision

1 month ago   |   By Live4liverpool

A number of Liverpool fans have expressed their disgust at the club's decision to place some of their non-playing staff on furlough during the suspension of the Premier League, which has been described by some supporters as “ disgraceful “.
The recourse was communicated as part of a statement from Liverpool FC on their official website and also shared on Twitter via LFC. It read: “Liverpool FC has placed some staff who are impacted by the Premier League suspension on furlough. The club has confirmed those staff will be paid 100 per cent of their salaries to ensure no member of staff is...
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Liverpool become the latest Premier League club to place staff on furlough

Liverpool become the latest Premier League club to place staff on furlough

1 month ago   |   By Daily Record

The Anfield side have made the call with the football season currently shut down.
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Liverpool become latest Premier League club to furlough non-playing staff

Liverpool become latest Premier League club to furlough non-playing staff

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Liverpool CEO Peter Moore celebrates last season's Champions League win with Virgil van Dijk
Liverpool have announced they have placed some non-playing staff on furlough as the Premier League remains suspended due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The PA news agency understands around 200 staff, whose work is effectively idle during the Premier League suspension, have been furloughed.
The announcement comes as Premier League clubs are meeting with representatives of players and managers to discuss possible wage cuts for first-team staff.
A Liverpool club statement said: ‘The club have...
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Coronavirus: Liverpool place non-playing staff on furlough as talks continue over salary cuts

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

European champions join Newcastle, Tottenham, Bournemouth and Norwich in turning to the government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
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Liverpool become latest club to furlough non-playing staff

1 month ago   |   By Football365

Liverpool have announced they have placed some non-playing staff on furlough as the Premier League remains suspended due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The announcement comes as Premier League clubs are meeting with representatives of players and managers to discuss possible wage cuts during the suspension.
With regards to those furloughed, a club statement said: “The club have confirmed those staff will be paid 100 per cent of their salaries to ensure no member of staff is financially disadvantaged.
“Last month the club also confirmed that it would pay its matchday and non-matchday...
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