Is Wrexham FC Hanging By A Thread?

It has been a busy couple of days for sport in Wrexham, but there is very little positivity that we can take from the last forty-eight hours or so. More or less exactly as we were posting our last update, regarding the decision of the Wrexham owner Geoff Moss not to apply for a three year extension to the Super League for his Crusaders Rugby Football League Club, Wrexham FC was posting up two statements on the club’s official site regarding recent developments at the club. They both made for interesting reading, not least because they seemed to demonstrate a lack of self-awareness which borders upon the bizarre. The first statement, released on Tuesday night, can be seen here. Perhaps the stand-out line from this is concerning Colin Poole, the disqualified solicitor who was looking to purchase the club earlier this year. Describing Poole as “a very likeable man” (which we have no reason not to believe, though whether this qualifies him to own a football club – we know that he would have failed the FA’s Fit & Proper Persons Test, though), the writer of the statement clearly seems disappointed that this take-over didn’t happen, and the references to the amount of time that the WST needed to take over its due diligence carry the implication – and this is not the first time that this has been...

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