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Rooney: A 'disgrace' to make easy targets of players in coronavirus crisis

Julien Laurens explains why Belgium ending their season due to the coronavirus could impact other league decisions.

Wayne Rooney has told the Times that the public pressure on footballers to accept a pay cut during the coronavirus crisis is a "disgrace."

Britain health secretary Matt Hancock said on Thursday that Premier League players need to take a pay cut and "play their part" during the pandemic.

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His comments came as players face intense public pressure to accept pay...

Premier League wage cuts due to coronavirus still up in air after Wednesday meeting

Julien Laurens reveals how wages will be impacted for players and non-playing staff in the Premier League.

Talks between the Premier League and the PFA players union over potential wage cuts or deferrals, due to the coronavirus stoppage, failed to reach an agreement on Wednesday, the organisations said in a joint statement.

Senior representatives from the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA), the Premier League, the EFL (Football League) and the League Managers Association (LMA) discussed several issues arising from the pandemic and said they would continue talks.

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Marcelo Bielsa, Leeds United agree wage cut amid coronavirus outbreak

Lionel Messi, Carli Lloyd and more join in a message to the world to advise on Coronavirus and how best to beat it.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa has agreed to take a wage deferral along with the playing and coaching staff amid the coronavirus outbreak, the club announced on Thursday.

The decision will ensure that the Championship club can continue to pay all non-football staff for the "foreseeable future."

A club statement read: "Leeds United can confirm that the players, coaching staff and senior management team have volunteered to take a wage deferral for the foreseeable future to ensure that...

Cardiff announce ex-forward Whittingham has died at 35

Peter Whittingham has died at the age of 35.

Former Cardiff City forward Peter Whittingham has died at the age of 35 , the Championship club announced on Thursday.

Whittingham fell down a flight of stairs on March 7 and had been on life support since the incident.

"It is with an immeasurable amount of sorrow that we must inform supporters that Peter Whittingham has passed away at the age of 35," a Cardiff statement read. "We are heartbroken.

"The news of Peter's sudden and untimely passing has shaken us to our very foundation. Our love goes...