The English Football Association is set to make 82 people redundant as it faces a shortfall of 300 million pounds ($370 million) over four years due to the coronavirus pandemic shutting down the sport and restarting without fans in stadiums.
Wembley Stadium, which is owned by the FA, was due to be staging seven games at the European Championship including the semifinals and finals next month but the tournament was postponed by a year.
Other events, including concerts and two NFL regular season games, that were due to be staged at English soccer’s 90,000-capacity national stadium this year have also been called off.
“No one knows when a vaccine will be ready or when better medical treatments will be ready,” FA chairman Greg Clarke…
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