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Liverpool reverse decision to furlough staff after fierce criticism | Football

Liverpool have reversed a controversial decision to put around 200 non-playing staff on furlough following widespread criticism of their plans to use the government’s coronavirus job retention scheme. The world’s seventh-richest football club announced on Saturday that it was to follow Newcastle, Tottenham, Norwich and Bournemouth in furloughing non-playing staff …

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Wayne Rooney leads footballers’ backlash against pay cut criticism | Football

Gary Lineker has said players he has spoken to are ‘desperately keen’ to start offering financial support.

Wayne Rooney has criticised the government and Premier League for putting Britain’s top-flight footballers in a “no-win situation” over the issue of pay cuts, with Gary Lineker and Gary Neville also speaking out. Writing in the Sunday Times (£), Rooney claimed his fellow professionals were being lined up as “easy …

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Cheltenham faces criticism after racegoers suffer Covid-19 symptoms | Sport

The Jockey Club, the owner of the Cheltenham Festival, has defended its decision to proceed with last month’s four-day event after Andrew Parker Bowles, the former husband of the Duchess of Cornwall, became the latest high-profile attendee to report subsequent symptoms consistent with infection by Covid-19. The festival opened on …

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NFL draft to proceed in April as Roger Goodell warns against public criticism | Sport

1943 NFL draft

An NFL draft handled remotely because the coronavirus pandemic is the latest twist to an event that has become as popular as any pro football happening short of the Super Bowl. Roger Goodell alerted NFL teams in a memo Thursday night that the dates of this year’s draft would remain …

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Klobuchar blasts Trump for his criticism of world leaders

Klobuchar blasts Trump for his criticism of world leaders

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharFive takeaways: Fear of Trump hangs over Democratic debate Klobuchar raises million since start of debate Buttigieg, Sanders aim to build momentum from New Hampshire debate MORE (D-Minn.) knocked President TrumpDonald John TrumpFive takeaways: Fear of Trump hangs over Democratic debate Klobuchar raises million since start …

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