Brighton chairman Tony Bloom hopes pandemic is catalyst for change in football

Southampton v Brighton and Hove Albion – Premier League – St Mary’s
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Brighton chairman Tony Bloom believes the crisis caused by the coronavirus shutdown should lead to significant changes in the way football is run.

With several clubs at all levels struggling to cope financially since play was suspended, Bloom said the situation raised questions over the sustainability of a model which sees such large percentages of club revenues spent on player wages.

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