Pay cuts, leave or postponements: what do Premier League clubs do? | Soccer



Arsenal continues to monitor the situation regarding player and staff salaries and plays an active role in Premier League discussions. But no decision was made and the focus was on taking care of casual workers. All will be paid normally until April 30 and the situation will be reviewed thereafter. Full-time employees were paid for the month on March 27, as scheduled. At the moment there is little appetite to make layoffs. Nick Ames

Aston Villa

The club continued to pay all employees as usual, with the situation being reviewed regularly. Casual workers of the day were paid for the match against Chelsea on March 14, although they did not happen. Paul Doyle


Eddie Howe became the first Premier League manager to benefit from a voluntary pay cut on Wednesday, offering to work on significantly reduced terms with his assistant Jason Tindall, technical director, Richard Hughes, and general manager, Neill Blake. President Jeff Mostyn and other key staff continue to be paid in full, and the club is committed to ensuring that employees continue to receive their full income after finding around 50 employees, including those marketing and hotel departments. Ben fisher


All day staff will be paid until the end of the season, but general manager Paul Barber has admitted that some cuts may be possible. “What we need to do is protect jobs,” he told the BBC. “We are doing everything we can to do it and that is the priority right now for just about every industry in the country, including ours. ” Ed Aarons


Pay all casual staff on match and non-match days until at least April 30, and then review the situation. The club believes it can also reach this point without having to ask players to take pay cuts or postponements, but would be aware of everything that was decided at the PFA meeting if the inactivity lasts much longer. long time. Paul Wilson


Non-football staff always receive their full salary. The club also opened the Millennium Hotel on its stadium site to NHS staff working in London hospitals, and their players donated money to help the Chelsea Foundation help those in need during crisis. Jacob Steinberg

Crystal palace

President Steve Parish has promised that all employees will be paid full wages during the coronavirus outbreak and that day workers will not be “financially disadvantaged”. The club also guaranteed that it would pay full salaries to any staff member on leave because of Covid-19. EA

Crystal Palace said the staff of the day would not be

Crystal Palace said the day staff would be “not financially disadvantaged”. Photography: Toyin Oshodi / ProSports / Rex / Shutterstock


The club’s salary-to-income ratio reached 85% in 2018-2019, but no cost-cutting measures have been introduced so far, with players and staff receiving their regular wages. An announcement of their next financial milestone is expected to follow Friday’s Premier League meeting. The club, as well as Everton in the community, have agreed to pay “all casual workers directly or indirectly engaged”. Andy Hunter

The city of leicester

So far, the club has continued to pay all employees as usual. No decision has been made regarding casual match day staff who have been unable to work since the suspension of the league. PD


Players and staff continue to be paid normally, although this is likely to change, at least in terms of player salaries, after the Premier League stakeholder meeting on Friday. Liverpool has pledged to pay casual workers of the day for three home games scheduled to take place before April 30, which would cost the club approximately £ 750,000. Ah

Manchester City

The city has made its council-owned stadium available to the NHS and has promised to pay 1,000 workers a day for the rest of the season, no matter how or when it ends. With sufficient financial resources, they have no immediate plans to ask players to take pay cuts or salary deferrals. PW

Manchester United

Have agreed to pay their huge team for the rest of the season. Monitor the situation on player contracts, some of which are also huge, but feel better protected than most because their 25 global sponsorship partners make them less dependent on television and door revenues. PW

Newcastle united

All non-members of the first team have been put on leave by Newcastle, the first Premier League club to take advantage of the government regime. The number includes scouts, academics and those employed by the club’s charitable foundation. Paul MacInnes

Norwich city

Norwich City has laid off all full-time staff who “are unable to work at this time” using the government system. They will supplement the payment of the leave so that the staff receive the equivalent of a full salary. Players, coaching staff and management have donated a percentage of their salaries, totaling more than £ 200,000, to those in need in Norfolk. PM

Norwich has put staff on leave but will supplement this payment to receive full wages.

Norwich has put staff on leave but will supplement this payment to receive full wages. Photography: Bradley Collyer / PA

Sheffield United

All employees were paid as usual and were not told to expect this to change soon. PD


Southampton players, management and extended staff continue to be paid in full while the club awaits the outcome of the Premier League videoconference between stakeholders on Friday before taking any action. The pool of hundreds of casual club members for match day has not yet been affected by the closure due to the lack of home games in recent weeks, and most full-time employees work remotely. BF

Tottenham Hotspur

The day the Spurs cut the wages of their 550 non-football workers by 20%, sometimes putting them on leave, it turned out that their president, Daniel Levy, had earned £ 4 million plus a deferred bonus of 3 million pounds sterling in the last financial year. year. Levy wants players and coaches to accept lower wages. JS

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Each member of Watford’s gaming and administrative staff remains fully paid prior to Friday’s Premier League videoconference, during which salary will be discussed and after which club policy may be reviewed. Savings have been made through a club overhaul, with activity on Vicarage Road now minimal. Simon Burnton

West ham united

All non-football staff are paid their full wages when working from home, and casual and match day staff are also paid normally. The club, which is in favor of deferred salary players, also supports requests from employees who wish to volunteer for the NHS. JS

Wolverhampton Wanderers

In announcing the closure of almost all club facilities the day after the Premier League suspension, Wolves president Jeff Shi promised: “All of our staff will of course continue to be paid for the duration of the closure. club and this period of uncertainty. “. This remains the case, without leave. It is not clear what arrangement will be made for casual match day workers. PD


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