Football Britain city Mansfield Football Britain city Mansfield

Mansfield Town bring kick-off forward to lunchtime as English Football League tackles energy bills crisis

Reading now: 290
thetimes.co.uk

English Football League (EFL) clubs are looking to beat soaring floodlight bills of more than £100,000 by playing earlier to limit their usage, with League Two side Mansfield Town the first to do so.

The club’s home game against Walsall on Saturday, October 15 will be brought forward to 1pm from 3pm after they made a special application to the league following advice from safety advisory groups. “The club is endeavouring to mitigate the forthcoming, considerable increase in energy bills,” Mansfield’s statement explained. “As part of these efforts, the earlier kick-off time will enable the club to discern whether significant savings can be made on floodlight usage and other energy costs.” All EFL clubs are expected to discuss the use of floodlights next week, after

Read more on thetimes.co.uk
The website players.bio is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News

DMCA