Date: 5th April 2020 at 8:00pm
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With plenty of things up in the air when it comes to the 2019/20 campaign, one of the biggest topics of conversation amongst fans at the moment centres on those clubs who have furloughed non-playing staff whilst continuing to pay playing staff their full whack – a step Aston Villa haven’t taken so far.

With Liverpool being the latest to join the furlough party and place the burden squarely on the taxpayer, following the likes of Tottenham Hotspurs and a handful of others, the Professional Footballers’ Association has done nothing for their own reputation with them quibbling over the suggested Premier League pay cut of 30%, but the vast majority of Villa fans want to see the club take the lead here and do the right thing.

Vital Villa’s 2019-2020 Premier League Suspended (Coronavirus) Forum Thread

Will You Be Disappointed If Villa Use The Furlough Scheme?

Yes, Set An Example

Yes, Set An Example

Other Clubs Are Doing It Why Shouldn't We

Other Clubs Are Doing It Why Shouldn't We

Given Stan’s message above, it certainly garnered some strong reactions, and again the message was largely ‘make the right call’.

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