OXFORD United have no financial worries in the short-term but the swirling uncertainty about the future means planning ahead has become a daily job.

Having seen three fixtures postponed in response to the coronavirus outbreak a week ago, a further suspension has been announced.

Professional football in England will now not resume next month, with the existing campaign being extended ‘indefinitely’.

It covers another five U’s matches, taking the total to almost a fifth of the Sky Bet League One campaign.

That is expected to have a knock-on effect on the club’s plans to restart training on Monday, which are still in place but now look likely to be delayed.

While the fresh deadline at least provides some clarity, United managing director Niall McWilliams admits it is a challenge to keep up with the shifting position.

“To be perfectly honest it’s an ever-changing situation,” he said.

“Although we have a big plan, we have to review things on a daily basis.

“But these are unprecedented times and we genuinely don’t know how things are going to go.”

United will not have an issue making ends meet in the next few days.

The EFL’s £50million relief package is essentially based on bringing forward future payments due to clubs.

It boils down to £250,000 for clubs in League One, while they have access to an interest-free loan in the region of £180,000.

United plan to look at the fine detail before deciding on the latter, while they are also keen to find out what government assistance is available to them.

“We’re very grateful for the EFL advance,” McWilliams said.

“But we have to be honest with people and say we remain heavily reliant on the generosity of our shareholders.”

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Dozens of questions remain unanswered about player contracts and loan deals if the season is extended deep into the summer.

McWilliams said: “We have had a little look at that, but in some ways that should be less of an issue (for United), because I genuinely think the EFL have got to fix that as a blanket arrangement.”