The current pandemic is wreaking havoc across the world, and the football industry is not immune.
It has already brought a halt to the professional tiers in the United Kingdom, whilst a number of the non-league divisions have even been cancelled. Not only that, some clubs could be forced out of business if the situation does not improve in the near future – even Premier League sides such as Burnley are in danger.
You wouldn’t expect Liverpool to be in financial ruin any time soon, but that has not stopped the club’s owners taking advantage of the government’s initiative to pay 80% of their staff’s wages. That has not gone down well with the fans at all.
Controversial journalist Piers Morgan has had his say as well, slamming the owners for their decision. Surprisingly, many Reds supporters appear to agree – even though one pointed out he hates the club – as you can see below.
.@piersmorgan has again slammed Liverpool’s owners for their decision to furlough non-playing club staff. 👇
— Anfield Watch (@AnfieldWatch) April 6, 2020
And it seems the supporters are fully in agreement with his words. You can see some of the best reactions below.
— – Adam – (@MagiicMo) April 6, 2020
Agreed. But unfortunately this is because we’ve always prided ourselves on being a working persons club and a family club and this action is the dead opposite of that. Just as we’re getting back on our football perch we’ll be knocked off our moral one now! Very upsetting
— mary reidy (@Maryreidy_64) April 6, 2020
Don’t blame him
— marcus king (@sparky589) April 6, 2020
Shocking but true
— Geoff Griffiths (TDP) (@designprojectnw) April 6, 2020
He is spot on
— ShelbyLtd (@Kenway1800) April 6, 2020
Even though he hates Liverpool and wants to restart the season just so that we don’t win the league yes, he is right on this one.
— Nasim Chowdhury (@038Degrees) April 6, 2020
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