The Wrexham Take-Over Hits The Buffers Again

With a team that is top of the table, a new manager that has just won the Manager Of The Month award for his division and a winnable FA Cup tie coming up in a couple of weeks, these should be happy times for the supporters of Wrexham Football Club. As regular readers will be aware, however, very little at The Racecourse Ground is as it seems and the proposed take-over of the club by the Wrexham Supporters Trust (WST) has now hit the buffers again over clauses relating to liability for outstanding debts, which are being  treated so seriously by the Football Association and the Football Conference that, once again, the WST take-over of the club might not go through. It is a story that is becoming wearyingly predictable, with further – yet again unsubstantiated – allegations being made against the club’s support which would be suitable for a libel writ were they made against a specific, named individual. That such accusations should be being made yet again is hardly surprising. Accusations of death threats have been made against Wrexham supporters before, although, if any of these were passed to the police, no-one has ever been charged over accusations that have been made before repeatedly and very publicly. This, however, is a side-show in comparison with a further delay in the proposed take-over of the club by its supporters trust. The...

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