Northern Premier League and North West Counties League set for £10m cash windfall

Clubs in the Northern Premier League and North West Counties League could be in line to receive Government to help them through the Covid-19 pandemic.

By Craig Salmon
Wednesday, 27th January 2021, 11:04 am
Updated Wednesday, 27th January 2021, 11:42 am
Non-League clubs at steps three to six are set to receive financial assistance
Non-League clubs at steps three to six are set to receive financial assistance

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is set announce that non-league clubs in steps three to six will have £10m in grants available.

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This will benefit around 850 clubs, none of who have played over the past two months.

Following last season's abandonment, non-elite football in England was paused in November, then suspended completely on 4 January, following the third lockdown in an attempt to tackle the coronavirus pandemic - and a second lost season is expected.