National League receive donation from the Premier League
The National League have confirmed they have received a financial contribution from the Premier League in addition to their normal soldarity payments.
The Premier League announced a commitment to making additional financial contributions to support The National League, Women’s Super League and Women’s Championship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In addition to existing solidarity, community and facility payments, the Premier League will help The National League prepare for, and deliver, the end-of-season play-offs.
Chief Executive Michael Tattersall commented: “We are pleased to receive the generous donation by the Premier League towards our end-of-season play-offs".
Premier League Chief Executive Richard Masters said: “The Premier League is a big supporter of the wider game and we will continue our commitments in this area despite our significant financial losses and ongoing uncertainty.
“In addition, we will provide £200,000 to The National League to help them to conclude their season and give more than £1 million to the WSL and the Women’s Championship to restart next season.”
The schedule for the play-offs in the National League, North and South divisions are still to be confirmed.