The Fight For Wrexham Football Club Continues

We reported on here last week about the alarming turn that the future of Wrexham Football Club had taken with news of the intention of the club’s owners to make them pay rent to continue to play at The Racecourse Ground in the future. Wrexham FC theoretically owns its home of one hundred and thirty-eight years, but ownership now seems to be set to passed to a holding company called Wrexham Village a couple of years ago. They now share it with the Crusaders Rugby Football League Club and both will pay what has been stated as £300,000 for upkeep of the ground per year. In addition to this, it has this week started to become evident that the fortunes of the two clubs are more closely intertwined than supporters of either might hope for. Crusaders RLFC were put into administration in October of last year and exited it on Christmas Eve, but what is curious is what happened while the rest of the world was putting its finishing touches to preparations for the holiday period. Earlier this week, however, it was revealed that, on Christmas Eve, a charge was placed against The Racecourse Ground in favour of the Rugby Football League and Super League. A charge is effectively security against a debt against property. Meaning that a debt incurred by somebody can be enforced, if not paid, through...

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