National League chairman Brian Barwick shows gratitude for Premier League's £2m funding

Tuesday 14th April 2020

The chairman of The National League wishes to place on record its gratitude to the Premier League for an advance in its annual solidarity payments.

The National League received £2,000,000 from The Premier League, with National League top-flight clubs receiving £58,333 each, while National League North and South clubs receiving £13,636 each.

The Premier League unanimously voted to send funds to The National League three months earlier than originally scheduled.

“I am delighted that the relationship between the Premier League and The National League remains so strong,” said Brian Barwick.

“We are very grateful that the Premier League have advanced us monies to be able to distribute to our clubs in the coming days.

“It is a gesture that will bring some welcome relief to many of the clubs in our league. It is appreciated.”

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