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Liverpool Chairman, Tom Werner Expresses Regret Over Furlough Decision
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Liverpool Chairman, Tom Werner Expresses Regret Over Furlough Decision

Liverpool chairman Tom Werner accepts the club made a mistake when they announced plans to use the government’s furlough scheme. The Premier League leaders faced huge criticism in early April when owners Fenway Sports Group revealed they planned to take advantage of the coronavirus job retention scheme, which would see the United Kingdom government cover 80 per cent of wages up to £2,500 per month. There was a backlash from fans and former players given the club had announced pre-tax profits of £42million just six weeks earlier, leading them to reverse their decision and issue an apology through chief executive Peter Moore. “It’s better to admit a mistake than to dig your heels in,” said Werner, as per the Daily Mail. “Hopefully, people will know that all we really care abo...
‘Liverpool hoping to get title parade at some point’ – Reds chairman Werner looking forward to end of ‘terrible situation’
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‘Liverpool hoping to get title parade at some point’ – Reds chairman Werner looking forward to end of ‘terrible situation’

Jurgen Klopp’s side are just two wins away from a first top-flight crown in 30 years, but may cross that line with no supporters to celebrate with Liverpool chairman Tom Werner is hoping that the club will get to take in a title parade with their supporters at some stage, with the Reds waiting on the end to a “terrible situation” amid the coronavirus pandemic. Football in England has been in a state of indefinite lockdown since mid-March, with the 2019-20 campaign brought to a shuddering halt. Liverpool, with a 25-point lead established at the top of the Premier League table, have been left two wins short of wrapping up a first top-flight crown in 30 years.

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