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​PFA pledges support for lower league players after Prem & EFL meeting

The Professional Footballers' Association in England has pledged they will do everything to support lower tier clubs.

Given all football is suspended in the UK and around Europe, the lower league clubs are suffering the most.

These are teams that rely on matchday revenue and have very tight budgets.

And the PFA also want to ensure that players are okay financially and in terms of their mental health.

Speaking to Sky Sports News, PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor revealed they would be looking at a further emergency fund to help clubs and especially players: "We're looking at a number of different options including an emergency fund and we have our grant service available to our members.

"Mental health and welfare is very important.

"We have funds for the particular situation we're in now and they will be made available to any players and their families should they be in difficult times."

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