Mark Maguire has admitted that a challenging time lies ahead
for the Club but the priority is to ensure staff, players and supporters remain
The Club's Chief Executive met with local and national media
on Tuesday morning to discuss the Club's reaction to the global outbreak andhow the suspension of all National League fixtures could affect the business.
Maguire has moved to reassure supporters about the future
following conversations with Chairman Raj Singh surrounding plans that needimplementing to see the Club through the coming weeks.
“It's been an incredible few days for everybody,” he toldPools TV.
“I had a long conversation with the Chairman on Friday afternoonand spoke to him again on Sunday about potential plans.
“I think we're blessed that we have a Chairman who has
already put a significant amount of his own money in to clear up the mess here andhelp us move forward competitively.
“He is happy to continue supporting us during what is goingto be a challenging situation in terms of cash flow over the next few weeks.
“We should be grateful for that because, while it does
remain a challenge, it won't be catastrophic for this Club as it may be forothers.
“What we will do is put the well-being of everybody first,
and we send our best wishes out to our loyal fans who have helped us so muchthis season.
“We care deeply about our community and we care deeply aboutthe people of Hartlepool, our staff and our players.
“We have to make sure that they stay safe and well, and keeptheir families safe and well too.
“Hopefully then, we can come back stronger and that Never Say Die attitude will come shining through once again.”