Acknowledging that it was a mistake, Moore said: "We believe we came to the wrong conclusion last week to announce that we meant to apply to the Coronavirus Retention Scheme and furlough staff due to the suspension of the Premier League football calendar, and are truly sorry for that". "This pandemic, brings out the economic implications of all of the sectors are likely to suffer from".
"Everyone should understand that the Premier League clubs are not immune from the impact of this and whilst they are impacted to different degrees depending on their cost base, the potential overall financial impact is huge".
"Football faces economic challenges beyond the wildest imagination of those who run it".
"Many communities could lose the clubs at their heart with little chance of resurrection", said Clarke. "The players, fans, owners, and board members-anyone who is involved in football, it should be up to the up this pain to bear for our sport to keep it alive".
The Serie A and LaLiga are being played in two of the European countries most affected by the coronavirus.
Spurs imposed a 20% pay cut on 550 non-playing staff in April and May to protect jobs, and chairman Daniel Levy said on March 31 that the club planned to use the government's furlough scheme where appropriate.
Liverpool, the European champions and the world's seventh richest club, ditched their controversial plan to furlough some of their non-playing staff during the coronavirus on Monday after coming under intense pressure from former players and fans.
"We have a fantastic team, we don't lack anything, we have all the tools necessary to go on winning: A coach we identify with, a versatile squad, a style of play that breeds victories, a stadium and supporters that play their part". "Despite the assertions of people, they have done nothing in four weeks".
"They're not self-employed, they make massive contributions to the Treasury and they've also quite logically felt that if they don't get that money, if a third is deferred or a third is cut, then the Treasury is £200 million ($246 million) a year worse off and that could be going towards the National Health (Service) and will be needed".
England's top-flight stars have come under fire over their lack of action, which contrasts sharply with significant pay cuts taken by players at other leading European clubs such as Barcelona and Juventus.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer also defended players, saying that they were an "easy target".