WIDNES Vikings coach Kieron Purtill has thanked the staff and players who have lost their jobs this week.

He tweeted about his mixed emotions after the club was saved - at some cost.

Vikings now play Featherstone Rovers tomorrow at 3pm and a big crowd is anticipated. 

Purtill tweeted: "Looking fwd to gameday tomorrow @WidnesRL.

"Fantastic efforts to get the game on.

"There will be lots of emotions and celebrations tomorrow.

"Just spare a thought and I would just like to personally thank all those at the club who have lost their jobs this week so we can do ours #respect."