Captain Matty Brown has praised FC Halifax Town’s approach to the well-being of their players during the coronavirus crisis.

With the National League on an indefinite suspension, there is no sign of any quick return to action. The Town squad have all been given fitness programmes to follow during the game’s enforced break, as well as being sent clips to study on upcoming opponents and from the season so far.

“Every Monday morning the physio has sent a programme over, a home gym workout, running sessions that can be done on a field and an alternative like bike, rowing machine or a cross trainer exercises so you can break it up and you’re running each day,” said Brown, speaking before the club announced their staff furlough last Wednesday.

“We’ve done them every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and sent the evidence in to the gaffer and show him exactly what we’ve been doing, proving we’re keeping on top of our fitness.”

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