English Players Make Significant Donation To NHS

By Ibrahim Taiwo, The Nigerian Voice Sports

England men's football teams alongside the Three Lions squad have made donated their match fees to the staffs of the NHS.

The move was engineered by players in the English National team in conjunction with the #PlayersTogether movement involving Premier League players.

A statement on the England's official Twitter account reads "Following positive discussuins with The FA, the England senior men's squad are pleased to confirm that a significant donation from their international match fees will be made to NHS Charities Together via the #PlayersTogether initiative."

"This contribution will be taken from a fund already set aside to support a variety of worthy causes using all match fees collated since September 2018."

"We are also grateful to The FA for committing their support to the #PlayersTogether initiative for the foreseeable future by helping raise awareness and funds to assist throughout the fight against COVID-19 and beyond.

"This is in addition to the senior women's squad's commitment to #PlayersTogether as we stand united as England players behind the nation during this criris and our collective prayers and thoughts remain with all those affected."