Concord Rangers will be able to grow thanks to pocketing a minimum of £30,000 by competing in the FA Trophy final on Monday.

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in numerous non-league clubs being pushed to the brink following a reduction in income.

But Concord, who compete in the National League South, will go head-to-head with League Two outfit Harrogate Town under the Wembley arch over the Bank Holiday weekend.

The runners-up are set to clinch £30,000 in prize money, while the victors will get their hands on £60,000.

Further revenue, thanks to the final being broadcast live on BT Sport, will come as a welcome boost in the midst of a global pandemic and Concord manager Danny Scopes admits the windfall will allow the Beach Boys to profit while others struggle to make ends meet.

He said: “For a small club like us, any financial support we can get is massive.

“The money we will receive will help us to move forward and have better facilities available for the future.

“We, along with other non-league clubs, rely on income from our function room and we’ve missed out on that over the last year.

“The amount of money we have missed out on is drastic, but we are a well-run club so we have had no fears about the future.

“In the current climate, the tournament prize money will help us massively and it comes at a time when so many clubs are struggling.”

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The final will be played behind closed doors, with supporters unable to be in attendance due to government guidelines.

As a result, members of Mr Scopes’ family will be unable to see him lead Concord out onto the hallowed turf at Wembley and he is devastated with the situation.

Mr Scopes, who also featured for the Beach Boys during his playing career, added: “My dad is on the club’s committee, so he is able to go to Wembley.

“I’m pleased and proud that my dad, who is in his 70s, will be able to watch me walk the team out and manage a club we love at Wembley.

“However, my mum, wife and sons can’t go, along with my friends.

“I feel for them and they are devastated by the situation.

“It’s difficult to come to terms with the fact that some of your closest family and friends can’t see you at the pinnacle of your career, but we have to get on with it and I’d love to come home after winning at Wembley.”