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Premier League wage poll result revealed

Over 47% of Claret and Hugh readers polled believe Premier League players should take a 50% cut in wages while football is suspended.

A further 18% say it should be a 75% cut while another 9% say 100% wage cut is the right thing to do.

Another 9% believe a 20% cut is a fairer outcome while 8% believe they should have their wages deferred during the suspension of fixtures.

Surprising 5% of nearly 1,000 polled say the footballers should continue to receive their full amount and their contracts should be honoured.

The remaining 4% of voters believe the wages should be cut by 30%

A report by Sky Sports News claims Chairman of Premier League’s 20 clubs will push to agree to a blanket reduction in players’ salaries of up to 25% today.

Under one proposal expected to be discussed, the money would be refunded to players in full if the season is completed in front of crowds, with a smaller rebate in the event that the remaining fixtures had to be played behind closed doors.

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About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter

One comment on “Premier League wage poll result revealed

  1. To put it into the real world most premier league footballers earn more in 1 month than most of the NHS workers really earn (they do a proper job) in 1 year. Makes you think how unfair the world is!

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