Ann Budge has defended herself against “ill-informed” pundits criticising her Hearts wage cuts as she insisted the Tynecastle cash-flow crisis is no worse than any other club’s.
Hearts have been forced to delay the transfer of owner Ann Budge’s controlling stake in the Jambos to supporters because of the coronavirus crisis.
Daniel Stendel insists he will not pressurise any of his Hearts players to take a pay cut – but hopes others will follow captain Steven Naismith’s lead.
Former Hearts assistant Billy Brown says the club’s recruitment failures and bloated squad have contributed to their cash-flow crisis.
Former Hearts defender Alan McLaren believes Jambos players are stuck in a quandary after cost-cutting was proposed at Tynecastle.
Former Hearts administrator Bryan Jackson insists Ann Budge was right to slash the Jambos’ wages now – before it became too late.
Hearts players and staff have been asked to take a stunning 50 per cent wage cut amid financial fears.
Hearts owner Ann Budge has vowed to take legal action should her club be relegated with eight games left.
Hearts have apologised to Cove Rangers for fielding an ineligible player in Wednesday's League Cup group stage match.