The old English saying is ‘Don’t kill the goose that lays the golden eggs‘ and it is one Premier League players should consider and let sink in. While PFA talk about the government missing out of £200m of tax revenue, the players have discussed whether the money from their potential wage reduction should go to the NHS, charitable aims or lower league football. The harsh reality is that even the richest clubs including West Ham do not have the cash reserves to carry on playing those players forever while no income comes in.
I will probably get a lot of grief for writing this piece but I wanted to pat West Ham Vice-Chairman Karen Brady on the back for her business leadership during the current crisis while football is suspended.
UEFA announced yesterday that the Euro 2020 championships will be postponed until the summer of 2021.
Tonight’s game between Manchester City and Arsenal has been postponed due to Coronavirus concerns.
Yesterday’s article by Henry Winter in the Times hit the nail on the head when he said “Even for neutrals, it is impossible not to side instinctively with West Ham United’s aggrieved supporters in their increasingly tense stand-off with the co-owners, David Gold and David Sullivan, and Karren Brady, the club’s vice-chairman.
By Scott Davey
With games against Premier League runners up Manchester City next Sunday afternoon and Premier League winners Liverpool on Monday 24th February David Moyes has two free hits to get the right formation to integrate new signing Tomas Soucek and Jarrod Bowen.
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