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Video: Ann Budge Admits Threat of Relegation and Coronavirus is ‘Very, Very Bad News’ for Hearts

Video: Ann Budge Admits Threat of Relegation and Coronavirus is ‘Very, Very Bad News’ for Hearts

Ann Budge has been detailing how the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the threat of relegation, has already hit Hearts hard in the pocket.

The Tynecastle club’s owner has been chatting to Sky Sports news and revealing just how bleak things could start to look if the footballing fixtures don’t soon return to normal.

The Jambos are currently staring down the barrel of relegation from the Ladbrokes Premiership, with Daniel Stendel’s side currently rock-bottom of the table and four points off 11th-placed Hamilton Accies, which would obviously seriously impact on finances going forward.

But Budge has revealed the global health crisis surrounding COVID-19 has already seen Hearts effectively write-off around £1 million in income, with no time-frame put on when we can expect things to return to normal:

What do you think of Budge’s comments, and do you think Hearts will eventually end up playing their football in the Championship from next season?

Let us know in the comments section below…

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