Yeovil Town have confirmed that all club staff have been placed on furlough.

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The Glovers have been getting to grips with their first season out of the EFL since 2002/03, with Darren Sarll presiding over a promotion challenge in his first season at the helm. The team are in 4th place with the season currently suspended indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The club have confirmed the current state of play behind the scenes with the following statement: “As widely reported, all our football and non-matchday conference activity effectively ceased in early-March due to the present exceptional circumstances. Since that time, our staff have been unable to work and we have therefore decided that rather than be forced to make widespread redundancies, we will and have furlough all club staff and players to enable us to retain them via the support of the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

“As a result of this decision, which is in the best interests of the club (including its players and staff, all club activities are now in hibernation, although social media and website updates will continue via our volunteer network.”

Read more: https://www.ytfc.net/news/2020/march/club-statement–club-operations-now-in-hibernation/